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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Chronic pain

2 stories of how physicians dealt with burnout

We’ve been talking to doctors all around the world, and the mood is consistent. Physicians are frustrated and suffering from burn out because the old model of practicing medicine is no longer meeting their needs. From decreased compensation to desire to spend more time with our families to the combination of loss of autonomy...

Why physicians ought to respect the ache sufferers report

We’re all human beings, however we’re not all alike. Every particular person experiences ache in another way, from an emotional perspective in addition to a bodily one, and responds to ache in another way. That implies that physicians like myself want to guage sufferers on a person foundation and discover one of the best...

When a diet is changed, a behavior is changed first

Here’s the typical story we come across every day: Jack was overweight and had a terrible cardio-metabolic profile. Jack changed his diet: He eliminated X, Y, Z and added more A, B, and C. He’s now lost 30 pounds, and he feels fantastic. His numbers are also perfect: His HDL is through the roof,...

The Handmaid’s Story and the state of medication

Spoiler alert!  I lately began watching Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Story after persevering with to listen to rave critiques concerning the present.  It's primarily based on the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood.  I simply began watching this weekend and am now caught as much as season 2; it’s that good.  It portrays a world...

Gain time by slowing down with your patients

We humans can’t help but shove as much as possible into one minute, one hour, one day. We’re rewarded for doing it, too. Society says that the more you check off your list, the more productive you are. And by default, then, the more productive you are, the more successful you are. So,...

Why this doctor has an MD and an MBA

I made the choice to get an MD/MBA once I was nonetheless in highschool. I had an curiosity in medication however hated the concept of being yet one more Indian physician. How unoriginal. So when my dad launched me to somebody who had executed this twin diploma, it was my “aha!” second. So...

7 habits of being on name

1. You sleep when you possibly can. Regardless of what medical tv dramas painting, name room beds are for sleeping. Interval. As you curl up into the mattress you don't have any concept whether or not you're about to get a pair hours of sleep or a few minutes, however in that second...

It’s time to expand the scientific impact of hospitalists

" We are playing the very same sporting activity, yet a various video game," the smart, thoughtful emergency situation medication participating in medical professional when informed me. "I am playing rate chess-- I should make an action promptly, or I shed-- regardless of what. My steps need to be right, yet they do not...

Is this is why women so often settle?

Being 100 percent, authentically you is extremely freeing. It is awesome, brave, and takes courage and strength. It is also completely exhausting at times. Like, I-think-I-have-Influenza tired. The more I age, the more I advance. The more I advance, the more I realize how living my life in the constraints of other’s opinions or wants or...

Dos and don’ts for patients who consult Dr. Google

Dear patient, I meet people several like you on a daily basis. It is always a pleasure to meet you since you come much more prepared compared to the average patient. I have seen you with several sheets of paper or even a notebook, a list of questions and an extra sheet of paper...

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