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ACP Internist

I give patients 30 minutes of my time for normal visits, and 60 for complex care or new patient visits. ... But even to this fraught hope, I feel a need to append another anxiety, born of patient care.
August 2019

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
August 2019

Information plus documentation a must for informed consent

In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer. ... It's a process, a process of sitting down with the patient and family,” he said.
January 2012


I tell myself: Speak in tones that aren't patronizing and sorrowful or as if you're irrevocably broken. Then coach yourself away from the fe...
August 2019


And, yes, stopping the medication in these circumstances fixed the problems the patient was having. ... My patient really did want to control his diabetes, but was very much prevented from doing so by his inability to swallow large pills.
August 2019

What do patients want?

Good communication was important to 95% of respondents, as opposed to certification (91%). ... Not to state the obvious, but it's important when the body that certifies physicians says their raison d'etre is second place to patient communication.
August 2019

Listen more

3. When you examine a patient, you examine a person. This was my favorite reason. ... The first, and more important, is learning the patient's story by listening.
August 2019

Health numeracy

There is a growing awareness of the importance of health literacy, the extent to which patients and their families are able to understand wo...
August 2019

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 ...
August 2019

Still caring

Still caring. I got a call from a patient who had a family member sick and in the ICU. ... to the patient, but to the needs of the family.” We fell like they've adopted us here into the ICU.
August 2019

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