As I held the shaky, sweaty hand of my 52-year-old African American patient, lying in her ICU bed, trembling with fear, tears rolling down her eyes, she gathered enough strength to utter “I can’t breathe.” Her words felt like a punch in my gut, eliciting a visceral reaction, with flashes of George Floyd’s body pinned […]

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Original Article Posted at : https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/06/how-the-words-i-cant-breathe-affect-this-pulmonary-physician.html