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With a thoughtful approach, you can maintain your focus on the patient.
Family physicians have become the arbiters of disability, and it's a tough job. There may be some instances in which we disadvantage our patients by categorizing them as disabled.
Medicine and parenting possess many similarities, but they differ in at least one significant way.
Breaking up is hard to do, even with difficult patients.
From tail coverage to giving notice, here’s how to prepare yourself, your partners and your patients for your departure.
A standardized approach will help you determine whether your relationship is broken and what to do about it.
The article explains the importance of listening in patient care and offers tips to help physicians improve their skills in this area.
It boils down to a personal decision in most situations.
Physians often have less than 15 minutes to spend with each patient. The author shares advice on how to make the most of short patient visits, such as not rushing through a physical exam, asking questions and maintaining eye contact.
The author describes how spending a few minutes of "small talk" with a patient can strengthen the patient-physician relationship and improve quality of care.