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We contradict ourselves

To tell a story that works for our patient is being helpful, not deceptive. ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish and English.
January 2020

'Freakish'

My patient, minding her own business and moving slowly through the aisles of a store. ... So, a few years after I came to Atlanta, I called Zoo Atlanta on behalf of a patient of mine.
January 2020

Mother

So there you had it. This is why my patient had lost more than 40 pounds in 3 years without trying.
January 2020

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 2020

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

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.
January 2020

Help me, I'm deciding

And who's to say that a patient from one race, say, or economic stratum, will react to alternatives the same way as another? ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist
January 2020

Forgive me

A patient's prayer, Psalm 102. [None of the anecdotes in this post are descriptions of any specific patient. ... But it seems to me that mental health professionals can only clarify the patient's goals and feelings, clarify if the ethical damage can be
January 2020

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 2020

Get (TF) out

I used my softest voice. Tender and earnest. Made sure my body movements were slow, gentle and nonthreatening. You'd been through so much al...
January 2020

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