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Simply difficult

But in a way, I do know, as backstories are not limited to the patient side of the equation. ... Does it hurt my patients to have me bring my own pain into the patient encounter?
January 2020

Campaign promises

I had an amazing day on Friday. It started with a phone call from a local physician, one who I have never seen as an outside-the-box thinker...
January 2020

'Pleasantly demented'

Pleasantly demented'. Scene: Morning rounds. Six medical types, varying in station from student to graybeard, are outside a patient's hospital room. ... Jennifer: The patient is a pleasantly demented 89 year-old female brought in last night by her family
January 2020

Shot callers

But that? That calls for a shot-caller. A person who not only knows and loves the patient well enough to know their wishes. ... But especially who's also willing to step in as an advocate to assure the patient the gets the treatment they'd want.
January 2020

Overcoming shame

This, of course, brings me back to the idea of patient-centered care. ... How do we address issues, such as weight, smoking, and non-compliance in a way that is patient-centered?
January 2020

Barriers to caring

Let's call the interpreter and then go see another patient until they are ready for us.”. ... Every single time I call and wait for an interpreter to come, it honors my patient.
January 2020

Love is the what

More while I could have it. More because my patient was preparing to leave. ... Because it was true. My patient passed away yesterday. Only a few hours after that encounter.
January 2020

Sit down, stay awhile

This post by ACP Member Kevin Pho, MD, originally appeared on MedPage Today's KevinMD.com . Patient satisfaction , as I wrote in USA Toda...
January 2020

Good in the balance

I am not patient with people, and am distracted by little things. ... I am grateful grumpy Rob was on vacation when I saw this patient.
January 2020

The 'annual' mammogram: an enlightening letter

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

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