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Test responsibly

Responsible testing involves engaging a patient in a discussion about the clinical circumstances, the reliability of testing, and the likelihood of the results having an impact on management. ... Isn't that why medical testing requires a physician's order
September 2020


Which would be bad since sometimes I might be the only “cousin” or family that patient has. ... At the very end of that clinic visit that patient told me about her grandchildren.
September 2020

On binge drinkers

So as a reminder to myself, always ask the patient why they restarted drinking or why they have accelerated their drinking.
September 2020

Do we need a talking cure?

Do we need a talking cure? The New York Times has just launched a new blog, "Doctors and Patients Start Talking," with the goal of healing the confidence and communication gap
September 2020

Taking a drink: what patients should know

The discussion should change for any patient with a strong family history of cancer or with increased risk of cancer. ... For each individual, it should be based on that patient's personal medical history, their preferences and values, their family
January 2013

Dismissing preferences?

Dismissing preferences? At the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, which I just returned from, there was a discussion continuously coursing beneath the surface and bubbling up every once in a ... His research interests include
September 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
September 2020

The gospel

I was told one thing. That your aortic heart valve was narrow and tight and that, just maybe, one day very soon you would need that valve re...
September 2020

Dr. Nobody

I found the room and went in, greeted with a big smile from my patient and her husband. ... They don’t know my patient, and will soon forget about her when she leaves.
September 2020

The big picture

Many hard things. Yes, I agree with that assessment. She's been my patient for more than a decade, and I've had a front row seat to her life.
September 2020

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