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Boom goes the dynamite

A big, big difference. The first patient was a guy who is pretty far along in the treatment of his cancer. ... It makes me feel like angels were around me.”. The third patient was a younger woman who was recently diagnosed with a very serious cancer.
November 2021

My turning point

Fortunately for me and my patients, my new office is centered on communication, not documentation.
November 2021

Patients as partners

Yet I believe he still has something to teach the 21st century on the topic of patient participation. ... today's patient as consumer and active participant in the doctor-patient relationship.
November 2021

Why doctors interrupt

One of the findings led me to discuss the patient's case with a cardiologist. ... In more abstract terms interruption is a communication strategy that reinforces physician dominance in the hierarchy of the patient-physician relationship.
November 2021

Occam's Razor burn

The rash vanishes and the patient’s color returns to a healthy pink glow. ... Patient: “For the past 6 months I’ve gotten more and more tired.
November 2021

Prayer as placebo

If I know a patient or family member is religious and they are in serious trouble, I will even tell them that they or their family member will be in my ... The prayer group had a better outcome than the control group even though the doctor and patient
November 2021

...and I Feel Fine

2. We allow work-in visits. The patient likes to be able to see their doctor when they are sick (they get whoever is in clinic if they use our
November 2021

The danger of assuming

For example, when a patient claims diarrhea, we should not start ordering tests without further characterizing the symptoms. ... While it takes precious time, we have a responsibility to understand what is bothering the patient.
November 2021

Listen to the professionals

For example, easing the burden of insurance paperwork, facilitating sharing of medical records among different clinicians caring for the same patient, and minimizing the intrusion of the electronic medical record into
November 2021

Time to listen

Sorry. I was struck by the difference between my care and that of the rest of the system as I cared for a patient recently. ... I give patients 30 minutes of my time for normal visits, and 60 for complex care or new patient visits.
November 2021

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