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Get (TF) out

I used my softest voice. Tender and earnest. Made sure my body movements were slow, gentle and nonthreatening. You'd been through so much al...
August 2019

Test responsibly

Responsible testing involves engaging a patient in a discussion about the clinical circumstances, the reliability of testing, and the likelihood of the results having an impact on management. ... Isn't that why medical testing requires a physician's order
August 2019


Which would be bad since sometimes I might be the only“ cousin” or family that patient has. ... At the very end of that clinic visit that patient told me about her grandchildren.
August 2019

On binge drinkers

So as a reminder to myself, always ask the patient why they restarted drinking or why they have accelerated their drinking.
August 2019

Do we need a talking cure?

Do we need a talking cure? The New York Times has just launched a new blog, "Doctors and Patients Start Talking," with the goal of healing the confidence and communication gap
August 2019

Taking a drink: what patients should know

The discussion should change for any patient with a strong family history of cancer or with increased risk of cancer. ... should be based on that patient's personal medical history, their preferences and values, their family history, and the medications
January 2013

Dismissing preferences?

Dismissing preferences? At the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, which I just returned from, there was a discussion continuously coursing beneath the surface and bubbling up every once in a ... His research interests include
August 2019


It's just got to be weird when it's actually happening to you.”.“ Yeah, doc,” the patient said.” It's not something normal, that's for sure.”. ... In a strange way, this patient, by calling me and letting me know how much I've done, did
August 2019

The gospel

I was told one thing. That your aortic heart valve was narrow and tight and that, just maybe, one day very soon you would need that valve re...
August 2019

The big picture

Many hard things. Yes, I agree with that assessment. She's been my patient for more than a decade, and I've had a front row seat to her life.
August 2019

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