Posted Saturday morning, April 1, 2017.
Coincidentally, this story ran just two days shy of eight months to the day since my back surgery. I didn’t watch. My doctor didn’t offer and I didn’t ask. I was out like a light the whole three hours, perfectly content to have surrendered my autonomy.
Choosing to watch your own surgery is one more manifestation of the patient autonomy movement https://t.co/YFU6ms5MGd— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 26, 2017
To jump straight to Jan Hoffman’s article, follow the link to Going Under the Knife, With Eyes and Ears Wide Open at the New York Times.