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ACP Internist

The doctor-patient relationship is the foundational unit of medical care. Like all relationships, it needs to be cultivated and nourished from time to time. ... Does a patient who is having a gallstone attack and a fever need to be hospitalized?
August 2021

Doctor/patient communication could use a boost

Doctor/patient communication could use a boost. In a surprising report from the Archives of Internal Medicine, we learn that most hospitalized patients (82%) could not accurately name the physician responsible ... The trend to get patients out of the
August 2021

Information plus documentation a must for informed consent

In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer. ... If the patient has any particular impediments to understanding, it's even more crucial to have a second listener, he added.
January 2012

Placing one pebble on another

His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish and English.
August 2021

Do not stop your statins

The authors were only able to find 60 reports, of which none was truly confirmed (just patient report)s and more than half noted improvement when the statin was stopped. ... push" that patient into having diabetes sooner than expected.
August 2021

Still caring

Still caring. I got a call from a patient who had a family member sick and in the ICU. ... I went to the room where my patient was with her family member, and got a run-down of his current status.
August 2021

Knife dancing

Discharging as soon as medically possible, while aiding the patient in their convalescence. • ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish
August 2021

Stigma

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 2021

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?
August 2021

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 2021

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