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Fight back against feedback

If it's time to brush up on patient management skills, here's some suggested reading:.
October 2021

Getting the gist

Patient A remembers the risk as 10%, while Patient B remembers a 0% risk. ... Even though Patient B's recollection is numerically closer to correct, it's less useful, because Patient A has correctly understood the gist that the surgery holds some
October 2021


And, yes, stopping the medication in these circumstances fixed the problems the patient was having. ... I recently had a diabetic patient come to me embarrassed with his poor control.
October 2021

Painfully aware

She didn't look well. No one "looks well" sitting in an crowded ER, but she really didn't look good. At first glance from across the room I ...
October 2021

Is it bad patient behavior or poor doctor-patient communication?

Here's an anecdotal experience describe by a physician comment on my last blog post: "I agree that doctor-patient communication is critically important. ... REFERENCES:. Carroll, J., et al. "Clinician-Patient Communication about Physical Activity in an
October 2021

Helping patients handle information overload

study, the details of which may not be very important to the patient. ... Talking to that patient about individual health risks, and reiterating the reasons for the original advice, is crucial, he said.
January 2018

The anti-medication bias

The anti-medication bias. [The patient interactions in this post are amalgams of hundreds of patient encounters over my career. ... That is more difficult and less efficient than writing a prescription and bolting to the next patient.
October 2021

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.
October 2021

On not being a hero

Naturally, the backlash against the hero came to medicine. We practitioners are most familiar with the theories of patient safety, which were born in the 1950s and 60s (from a long ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics
October 2021


Timeline. The consultant note read: Weight 250 lb. BMI 40.3. Patient is morbidly obese. ... My patient went to the specialist and was labeled as being “morbidly obese,” and given counseling on the obvious (although I suspect the specialist just
October 2021

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