Conflict is ever present in our work environment. Dr Waldman describes his experience as a Jewish physician caring for pediatric patients with cancer in an unimaginable situation, in which every interaction could be fraught with moral distress and misunderstandings of a cultural and religious nature in a highly charged political and emotional environment. Beyond the geopolitical background of this story, Dr Waldman frames the issues of care in ways to which we can all relate. This is a good read for all of us in today’s culturally diverse world.
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Book Review| April 01 2018
This Narrow Space: A Pediatric Oncologist, His Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Patients, and a Hospital in Jerusalem
Waldman E. New York, NY: Schocken Books; 2018. Hardback; 256 pages.
Crit Care Nurse (2018) 38 (2): 87.
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This Narrow Space: A Pediatric Oncologist, His Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Patients, and a Hospital in Jerusalem. Crit Care Nurse 1 April 2018; 38 (2): 87. doi:
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