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Help me understand how you react to uncertainty

How do you as a patient, family member, or caregiver seek the best care in such a situation, where things are uncertain and more tests/procedures might not work? ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic
November 2019

Patients who drink too much

The patient is then free to make his decision, as he is with any medical proposal. ... Patients aren't obligated to accept my advice. Indeed, the bedrock concept of informed consent places the authority of the decision where it properly resides, with the
November 2019

The discharge paperwork makeover

Recently, I had just discharged a patient and was told by the nurse that the family was confused with the instructions that they had been given. ... I went to talk to the patient and the family, and when I saw the print out that was generated by the
November 2019

Making nice

Over the summer, a couple of news stories stood out to me as examples of lemons and lemonade. First, the prix du citron : Tony Hayward of B...
November 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...
November 2019

All the pretty hospitals

His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish and English.
November 2019

Open access requires an open mind by doctors

Learn how some large health systems are applying open access to improve patient communication and compliance. ... Craft. Ms. Johnson's experience also confirmed another of the intended benefits: greater trust between physician and patient.
March 2012

Heroic

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 something heroic for me.
November 2019

The awesome human factor

Whether we are talking about individual doctor-patient (or even nurse-patient) everyday interactions, or life and death situations such as a patient coding in the hospital—you cannot separate out ... Sitting talking to an elderly patient reminiscing
November 2019

Help me, I'm deciding

And who's to say that a patient from one race, say, or economic stratum, will react to alternatives the same way as another? ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist
November 2019

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