Dr George Jacob

Playing God in the ICU is not easy

Recently, I had a middle-aged woman with gastric cancer to tend to in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit).

21 Sep 2018

Adrenaline rush at the crack of dawn

Many people are completely sold on newspapers. The newspaper forms their omnipresent companion along with their morning cup of tea or coffee.

09 Aug 2018

Calm amidst the raging storm

Recently, I had to attend one of my relative’s funeral. The lady, in her 60s, had succumbed to protracted chronic diseases.

12 Feb 2018

When the dead left us confused

A part of my schooling, from class V to VIII, was done at Kollam, under the guardianship of my maternal grandparents and my mother’s youngest sister.

28 Dec 2017