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Paging Dr. Big Brother

Patients who fail to take their medications properly suffer unnecessary complications, raise health care costs and drive their physicians nu...
January 2022

Patients and prayer amid medical practice

Fleming. Some cultures may have mores and languages that may affect communication and ultimately physician-patient interaction. ... setting I haven't been thoughtful in how to deal with the patient.”.
October 2012


Noncomplaince'. Noncompliance means I think the patient should do it this way and the patient didn’t do it this way. ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and
January 2022

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...
January 2022

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...
January 2022

Still caring

Still caring. I got a call from a patient who had a family member sick and in the ICU. ... I went to the room where my patient was with her family member, and got a run-down of his current status.
January 2022

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
January 2022

Prevention paradox

I feel strongly that a clinician's primary responsibility is to the patient in front of him, not to the population as a whole, so I don't see an easy
January 2022

Helping clinicians improve care for sexual, gender minorities

exam most comfortable, and be ready to stop the exam immediately, if requested by the patient. ... If the patient is not comfortable sharing that he has engaged in anal intercourse, for example, then the provider won't screen for rectal sexually
April 2015

Dr. Nobody

I found the room and went in, greeted with a big smile from my patient and her husband. ... They don’t know my patient, and will soon forget about her when she leaves.
January 2022

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