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Medical Dilemma

by Rebecca Probert
Drawing, pencil and colour, elderly woman in severe pain, safe level of pain-killers in question
Tags: visual - drawing - bone_deep - temporal neuralgia - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Lady With Pink Hair

by Anon
Young mother tragically contracting severe neurological condition during clinical treatment and deteriorating rapidly to the size of child.
Tags: written - prose - cut_adrift - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Orofacial Pain

by Tim Collins
The all-consuming and fragmenting impact of chronic and acute facial pain.
Tags: visual - pastel - under_the_skin - chronic pain - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Valerie

by Nick Bigwood
Prose inspired by a profoundly disabled patient suggesting that her condition and temporary hospitalization rendered her potato-like, a passive recipient of multiple interventions
Tags: written - prose - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - spinal tumour - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Mum

by Anonymous
Poignant poem about son's changing relationship with his mother after she has a severe stroke
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - stroke - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Touch

by Samantha Bandara
Photograph of dying elderly man being comforted by his wife at his bedside in hospital - issues about with-holding further medical intervention
Tags: visual - photography - my_family - stroke - neurology - medicine and surgery -

'Neglect'

by Rachel Gale
Pastel, sudivided- darkness one side, rainbow of colour on the other symbolising stroke/neglect
Tags: visual - drawing - out_of_our_heads - spatial neglect - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Homonymous Hemianopia

by Francis Campbell
Humorous poem about a patient who can only see half the toilet seat
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - stroke - neurology - medicine and surgery -

Living with Alzheimer’s

by Anonymous
A poetic insight into Alzheimer’s disease from the parallel perspectives of grandparent and grandson.
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - dementia - neurology -

I Open My Eyes...

by Sarah Jane Trehane
Prose from the perspective of patient who is in care, severely paralyzed, life-review
Tags: written - prose - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - tetraplegia - neurology - medicine and surgery -