Practicing Medicine

Balancing Prognosis and Excess Care

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in End of Life, Featured, General Medicine | 2 comments

Balancing Prognosis and Excess Care

…we get it wrong much of the time

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From Babel to Jericho

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in Community, General Medicine | 8 comments

From Babel to Jericho

The people did not trust each other.

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Compliance

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in General Medicine, Humor | 5 comments

Compliance

…sometimes I forget.

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Compromise

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in End of Life, General Medicine | 5 comments

Compromise

Do everything and die with strangers

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A simple idea: Dr. EMR

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in General Medicine | 10 comments

A simple idea: Dr. EMR

If A, then B, sans MD

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Of Cancer & Pain & Addiction

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Cancer Care, General Medicine | 3 comments

Of Cancer & Pain & Addiction

…almost 20,000 people die each year

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More dollars, worse care

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in General Medicine | 9 comments

More dollars, worse care

Money was used to hurt the patient.

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Suicide: The rattlesnake in the hat

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in General Medicine | 33 comments

Suicide: The rattlesnake in the hat

…we should have a “freedom to die”

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No more pilots? No more doctors?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Education, General Medicine | 9 comments

No more pilots? No more doctors?

There is a limit to making man better.

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What’s in a name, “Doctor” James?

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in General Medicine | 9 comments

What’s in a name, “Doctor” James?

This would not be the physician as paternal director, but as docile docent.

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