Over time I will be adding things I’ve been offering my patients for self-help or empowerment purposes.
- Angry Docs
- Suddenly Expensive Generics
- “I Also Tame Wild Horses”
- The Great Imposter
- Less is More, More or Less
- Calling Mrs. Kafka
- Is it the Devil or God in the Detail?
- Neither Doctor nor Priest
- A Country Doctor in his Sixties
- Context, Always
- Med School, Day One (1974)
- Medicine is Easy, but Metamedicine is Hard
- Primary Care is Personal and Passionate
- Primary Care is not General Motors
- Primary Care is Messy
- Incentive, Bribe or Kickback?
- Primary Care isn’t Brain Surgery
- Exit Diagnosis
- The Art of Diagnosis
- Recapturing Abundance
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- Babies Have Privacy Rights, TooBaby picture collages on the walls of doctors who deliver or care for babies must go, according to HIPAA privacy regulations. I must admit, this hadn’t occurred to me until I read this morning’s The New York Times. Baby pictures are as protected as medical records under the law… “I think we have to have […]
- Hypoliquidemia, a Worrisome New SyndromeMargalit Gur-Arie, a frequent contributor over at KevinMD.com, has written about an important syndrome to consider when planning elective, expensive procedures: “Hypoliquidemia is a disease of the financial system. It is characterized by low levels of liquid cash in your bank account, low credit scores and low socioeconomic status (SES). Other signs and symp […]
- Medico-Legal Integration in Primary Care?We have Behavioral Health Specialists embedded in our medical clinics. Now I hear that some clinics are doing the same with lawyers for the benefit of their patients. The New York Times has an interesting article about this: “In the early 1990s, Barry Zuckerman, the chief of pediatrics at Boston City Hospital (now Boston Medical […]
- Is this Aroma Therapy?Wound healing is faster when skin cells are exposed to a certain sandalwood scent, but not others. German researchers have demonstrated the presence of very specific olfactory receptors in skin cells. Is this going to bring aroma therapy into mainstream medicine? “The nose is not the only place where olfactory receptors occur. Humans have approximately […] […]
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