Ars Medica 2019-12-13T09:39:17-08:00 Ars Medica Editorial Board Open Journal Systems <p><em>Ars Medica</em>&nbsp;is a biannual literary journal, started in 2004, that explores the interface between the arts and healing, and examines what makes medicine an art. <em>Ars Medica</em> remains one of a handful of medical literary journals in Canada and worldwide, in the rapidly developing international field of the humanities in healthcare.</p> <p><em>Ars Medica</em>&nbsp;allows a place for dialogue, meaning-making, and the representation of experiences of the body, health, wellness, and encounters with the medical system. Content includes narratives from patients and health care workers, medical history, fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. We also include sections on writing by and about children, and writing about international health. These are voices that are often silenced in healthcare.</p> Advance Directives / Narcan 2019-12-13T09:34:48-08:00 Andrea Lee Fry <p>If the situation should arise in which there is no reasonable<br>expectation of my recovery,<br>you’ve asked that I provide instructions.</p> 2019-12-13T09:34:44-08:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica Your Remedy Book 2019-12-13T09:31:13-08:00 Alan Weber [poem] 2019-12-13T09:31:10-08:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica Crossing 2019-12-13T09:29:04-08:00 Rebekka DePew What is significant to one party is often tied to history and the stories that give us strength. While we miss this significance in most of our encounters, the small moments in which paths cross can offer meaning and support. 2019-12-13T09:29:01-08:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica Seven-Oh-Seven 2019-12-13T09:39:17-08:00 Christopher William Blake <p>This flash fiction short story explores the relationship between a patient and his nurse.</p> 2019-12-13T00:00:00-08:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica EKG 2019-12-13T09:25:42-08:00 Blake Daynes Winston EKG, a window into more than just the electrical activity of the heart 2019-12-09T10:52:35-08:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica