Monthly Archives: May 2014

Eliot Rodger and the Isla Vista Issues

By Robert Lanz, LCSW I got a few e-mails asking what I thought about this situation not too far from where I live and what would I have done if I was somehow involved. First of all, let me say … Continue reading

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Night Ride

by Robert Lanz, LCSW eez, I thought, these are the scientists who put guys on the moon, dune buggies on Mars and who actually went back up and fixed the giant Hubble telescope. I once had a chance to take … Continue reading

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Larry, A Regular Guy

by Robert Lanz, LCSW think this story, as most of my stories, presents the socio-moral-ethical dilemma of how much you should do for a patient. In other words, how much of other peoples money should you spend to save the … Continue reading

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The Impossible

by Robert Lanz, LCSW https://twitter.com/yael sometimes think we should institute some new, unwritten rules in the ER. One example might be the rule that states if anyone younger than me dies on my shift, we all get to go home. … Continue reading

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Heavy Drinking

by Robert Lanz, LCSW The cops called and asked to speak directly too me, a sure sign that something interesting would be coming my way. They wanted to get an informal opinion of a guy whose mother had just been … Continue reading

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