Half a Million Reasons to Treat Every Patient Special

Half a Million Reasons to Treat Every Patient Special

Patient care equals customer care. It's not that I don't understand what doctors go through. The job is demanding. Primary care physicians and specialists see a lot of people every day. It takes a special individual to do that job. Yet, I still feel like I am special, too. I am the customer. That alone...

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4 Mistakes People Make In The First 24 Hours Of A Medical Emergency

4 Mistakes People Make In The First 24 Hours Of A Medical Emergency

Mistake #1: Not asking questions before calling 911People fall into two categories when crisis strikes, Michelson says: not dialing 911 soon enough, or calling when it's not necessary. Walking through these questions, whether it's you or someone else who's in trouble, he says, will help you determine the right next step.- How old is the...

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Anonymous Essay Recounts Shocking Treatment Of Anesthetized Patients

Anonymous Essay Recounts Shocking Treatment Of Anesthetized Patients

Going under general anesthesia is always a leap of faith. When you're knocked out for an operation, you have no choice but to trust your doctors completely. Yet a disturbing essay published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine shows that doctors sometime betray that trust in shocking ways. The article exposes behavior so...

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