Monthly Archives: April 2018

Doctors order a lot of tests. That applies to personal finance.

9 Shares Share Tweet Share Doctors order a lot of tests. Let’s be clear, most of these tests are quite good and help with diagnosis and management. They can help hone down a wide differential diagnosis to a single diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is made, additional tests can help guide physicians on the best treatment. … Continue reading

Doctors order a lot of tests. That applies to personal finance.

9 Shares Share Tweet Share Doctors order a lot of tests. Let’s be clear, most of these tests are quite good and help with diagnosis and management. They can help hone down a wide differential diagnosis to a single diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is made, additional tests can help guide physicians on the best treatment. … Continue reading

Doctors order a lot of tests. That applies to personal finance.

9 Shares Share Tweet Share Doctors order a lot of tests. Let’s be clear, most of these tests are quite good and help with diagnosis and management. They can help hone down a wide differential diagnosis to a single diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is made, additional tests can help guide physicians on the best treatment. … Continue reading

Why is it difficult to be a doctor?

1K Shares Share Tweet Share As part of the interview for my book, I asked why it is difficult to be a doctor. Some of it has to do with integrating information and making decisions. “The public thinks that we know more or can do more than we can. Ultrasounds don’t mean it’s a perfect baby. … Continue reading

Why is it difficult to be a doctor?

1K Shares Share Tweet Share As part of the interview for my book, I asked why it is difficult to be a doctor. Some of it has to do with integrating information and making decisions. “The public thinks that we know more or can do more than we can. Ultrasounds don’t mean it’s a perfect baby. … Continue reading

Why is it difficult to be a doctor?

1K Shares Share Tweet Share As part of the interview for my book, I asked why it is difficult to be a doctor. Some of it has to do with integrating information and making decisions. “The public thinks that we know more or can do more than we can. Ultrasounds don’t mean it’s a perfect baby. … Continue reading

What Mariah Carey’s bipolar revelation could mean for public health

7 Shares Share Tweet Share Five-time Grammy winner Mariah Carey is being widely applauded for recently revealing she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001. Media reports have noted she is one of several celebrities who have opened up to the public about struggling with the illness. It’s a list that includes Catherine Zeta-Jones, Demi Lovato, and … Continue reading

What Mariah Carey’s bipolar revelation could mean for public health

7 Shares Share Tweet Share Five-time Grammy winner Mariah Carey is being widely applauded for recently revealing she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001. Media reports have noted she is one of several celebrities who have opened up to the public about struggling with the illness. It’s a list that includes Catherine Zeta-Jones, Demi Lovato, and … Continue reading

How to give patients bad news

15 Shares Share Tweet Share I would like to give some tips to younger doctors regarding how to tell your patient that he is going to die. Your approach should also incorporate your unique personality, as well as published literature and other resources. For your first case, watch someone more senior tell the patient. See … Continue reading

How to give patients bad news

15 Shares Share Tweet Share I would like to give some tips to younger doctors regarding how to tell your patient that he is going to die. Your approach should also incorporate your unique personality, as well as published literature and other resources. For your first case, watch someone more senior tell the patient. See … Continue reading