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Say what you're thinking

There's never going to be a happy way to break bad news. But, as a recent column in the New York Times points out, physicians' efforts to p...
January 2020

Flu me once

patient-centered care.
January 2020

Happy New Year!

Accessibility. If they need me, they can reach me. In fact, I just answered a question for a patient right before I wrote this sentence. ... That’s probably the best thing that has happened: I’ve become much more patient with the process.
January 2020

Without question

The patient answered, not his mom. “Um, no. I think you've explained it all to me.”. ... Which, in a way, is pretty ridiculous, you know? I mean this patient was grown, man.
January 2020

Thanks for listening

We knew that the patient had had lung cancer for several months and had failed radiation and chemotherapy. ... The patient and his family understand that it might not work, but they wanted to try it.
January 2020

Entering the narrative

Instead of being a written account of the care given to the patient (i.e. ... That's what patient-centered care really is. It's their story, not ours.
January 2020

Doctor, patient, friend: Blurring the boundaries

2. Discuss with patients the need to document doctor-patient communication in the medical record. ... Those same physicians might hesitate to have coffee or dinner with a patient.
January 2020

Trying to do right

this time consuming work that occurs after the patient is long gone from the exam room. ... But even with the extra time it takes to order and follow-up on tests and order prescriptions, it takes even more time to explain to a patient why these things
January 2020

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.
January 2020

Some type of way

When I saw you on rounds today you were quiet. Your eyes looked in my direction but were otherwise vacant. This was a change. Me: “You okay?...
January 2020

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