Comfortably Numb

Should doctors be apolitical?

Should doctors be apolitical?

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Jan 11, 2024

A lot of times, I hear certain people say that they would never want to be political. They abhor political discourses even if the issue at hand affects them. But of course, they would definitely welcome the benefits when issues are won.

Something about Ting

Something about Ting

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May 24, 2023

(This is a tribute piece by Dr. Lindo for Dr. Jose “Ting” Tiongco, known as the father of health cooperatives,…

Anesthesiologist: Lackey or liberator?

Anesthesiologist: Lackey or liberator?

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Oct 22, 2020

Every year in October, anesthesiologists celebrate or commemorate Anesthesia Week. I will write this time about the anesthesiologist as victims and victors. My column got its inspiration from Roger Water’s (or Pink Floyd’s) song “Comfortably Numb.”

Altruistic love

Altruistic love

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Feb 24, 2020

I was asked to talk about love. I will not talk about the love of one person to another. You are the experts on that. Allow me to talk about ‘altruistic love.’

Comfortably numb

Comfortably numb

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Feb 21, 2020

This the title of a song by Pink Floyd. As an anesthesiologist, my practice allows me to see patients undergoing surgery for a pathology. My anesthesia makes my patients comfortably numb.