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Family Medicine

Jan 1, 2004 Issue
Should Doctors Call in Sick? [Curbside Consultation]

Many practical factors mitigate against a physician taking a sick day. For physicians in private practice, the economic considerations are great because office overhead and staff payroll costs continue during their absence. Even salaried physicians are subject to the powerful physician work ethic th...


Oct 1, 2003 Issue
The Complete Physical [Curbside Consultation]

The concept of the “complete” physical examination can be viewed from several perspectives.


Aug 1, 2001 Issue
A Case of Physician Burnout [Curbside Consultation]

Monday morning. A waiting room full of walk-in patients. A patient in pain who says, “Fix this now.” And a physician who wonders if he is going to have to leave clinical practice, defeated by the stress and the hassles. How many things can we find wrong in this everyday picture? More importantly, ho...


Oct 1, 2000 Issue
A Consultant Takes Over [Curbside Consultation]

What is the role of a consultant in the referral process?


Jul 01, 1999 Issue
Responses to Questions About the Specialty of Family Practice as a Career [Article]

This article provides answers to many of the questions medical students ask about the specialty of family practice. It is the fourth update of a previous article and was developed in response to feedback from medical students at the 1997 National Congress of Student Members held by the American Acad...


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