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  • Daniel J. Lam, M.D.

After a child’s death in the emergency department, a trainee ponders physicians’ varied reactions and rituals as he carries on treating other patients amid the unease and sorrow.

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This article was published on July 30, 2022, at NEJM.org.

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From the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora.

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