1984. Dystopian Literature and Emergency Medicine
Summary by: Michelle Johnston
The key to dystopian literature is the backstory. These brutal, terrifying worlds are grim forecasts of the future, spawned from the choices and actions of the present. In critical care medicine we make rafts of decisions everyday – not all of them ideal. This talk looks at a projection into the future, both fictional and real, based on those small decisions, actions, and processes.