Doctor Shares Why He Checks Facebook Of The Patients He Lost Before Breaking The News To Their Parents

Doctor Shares Why He Checks Facebook Of The Patients He Lost Before Breaking The News To Their Parents

Losing a loved one is one of the hardest challenges we face in life, but what we usually don’t see is just how tough it is for someone to break the devastating news to the loved ones. In many cases, it’s the doctors that are the first ones to see the suffering families, and yet, they must remain calm and professional.

Louis M. Profeta is the emergency physician at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis who decided to share the sad and touching story about how tough it is to break the news to a parent that lost their child. Check out the full story below, and be prepared to shed a tear or two.

 

The open letter was not only touching but eye-opening to some people.

 
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I’ve had to tell a few people this as a Paramedic. Hardest thing I’ve done. Harder than seeing and working on the dead.

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