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Expensive placebos work better than cheap ones

The measurements were made by people who didn't know which medication the patient received. ... But we are reminded again of the power of patient expectations.
May 2022

The gravity of misinformation

patient-centered care.
May 2022

QD: News Every Day--Try an indirect approach for inappropriate antibiotics

The doctors reported not directly asking their patients about expecting to receive antibiotics, because it sets up a confrontation with the patient. ... They reported instead eliciting patient or parent expectations by asking questions such as “Is
May 2022

5 communication mistakes doctors should avoid

If your patient is telling you something that's on their mind, never be dismissive. ... What could possibly be more important to either the patient or their loved ones?
May 2022

Your syndrome's missing benefit

The problem is failure to recall that the patient is the one with the disease, even when the disease is a syndrome. ... that the patient is the one with the disease, even when the disease is “just” a syndrome.
May 2022

QD: News Every Day--Excessive alcohol use leads to 2.5 million years of life lost annually

Excessive alcohol consumption led to about 88,000 deaths and 2.5 million years of potential life lost annually from 2006 to 2010 and cost an...
May 2022

Why doctors won't give medical advice

I'm out to dinner and my friend's wife, who is not my patient, asks if she should double up on her Nexium because she's still getting heartburn. ... So, don't ask me about your husband's flatulence if he's not my patient.
May 2022

The goal of medical education #meded

The clinical dilemma of having patient who needs one of these drugs (usually for proteinuria or systolic dysfunction) and who develops hyperkalemia once the drug is started.
May 2022

QD: News Every Day--Many women who underwent double mastectomies didn't have risk factors

However, our findings that CPM was strongly associated with higher educational attainment suggests that improved knowledge may not be sufficient to address patient factors, such as worry about recurrence, motivating strong
May 2022

Improving communication in health care

Here's what we need:. 1. Regular medical school courses. Emphasizing the importance of communication skills, and how to incorporate better techniques into your patient interactions. ... A variety of methods can be employed, including role playing and
May 2022

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