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Lessons From the Bedside Exam ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Feb 2009 5:24pm Lessons From the Bedside Exam By PAULINE W. CHEN, M.D. 13 feb 2009--Over the last year, in articles and interviews, Dr. Abraham Verghese, the critically acclaimed author of two nonfiction books and a professor of medicine at Stanford University, has been reminding doctors, medical educators and medical students about the importance of the p ... Read on »
DIVERTICULAR DISEASE by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What are diverticulosis and diverticulitis? Many people have small pouches in their colons that bulge outward through weak spots, like an inner tube that pokes through weak places in a tire. Each pouch is called a diverticulum. Pouches (plural) are called diverticula. The condition of having diverticula is called diverticulosis. About 10 ... Read on »
Patient-Physician communication addressing a physical exam by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 01 Jul 2008 4:10pm At the medical office there’s a need of a dialogue. Dialogue between patient and physician The dialogue between patient and health care provider should be based on the potential expectations of the patients, the level of knowledge, the individual variables, the respect for the patient time, and a consideration of the power of the patien ... Read on »
Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What are diverticulosis and diverticulitis? Many people have small pouches in their colons that bulge outward through weak spots, like an inner tube that pokes through weak places in a tire. Each pouch is called a diverticulum. Pouches (plural) are called diverticula. The condition of having diverticula is called diverticulosis. Abou ... Read on »
Physical exams: A relic of the past? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Fri 21 Dec 2012 12:00am Why do most of us dread patients who complain of dizziness in the ED? Because it is so vague, and the differential is so broad from elusive posterior cerebellar strokes to ear wax clogging up our ear canals. And this is one of those diagnoses where the differential really depends upon performing a thorough physical examination. ... Read on »
Patient-Physician communication addressing a physical exam by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 6:00am At the medical office there’s a need of a dialogue. Dialogue between patient and physician The dialogue between patient and health care provider should be based on the potential expectations of the patients, the level of knowledge, the individual variables, the respect for the patient time, and a consideration of the power of the patient. T ... Read on »
Medical records...coming to a c ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:25pm  Medical records...coming to a court near you soon?  BD BRENTWOOD, N.H. - A judge has ordered a former top official with the state medical examiner's office to submit to a physical exam and sign over medical records to settle a debate between prosecutors and her lawyer over whether she's too sick to face trial. Judge Tina Nadeau handed ... Read on »
Medical Students Recruited to Serve as EMR Scribes in Toledo by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Mar 2011 12:00am One of the unfortunate aspects of the deployment of hospital EMRs is that it converts the highest priced talent in hospitals, physicians and nurses, into transcriptionists. The solution for this problem has been to hire scribes who enter and retrieve EMR data for the clinical staff (see: Shift of Hospital EMR Data Entry Tasks from M ... Read on »
A Life Lesson Learned In Medical School by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Feb 2011 9:00am The following article was written by Maggie Kozel, author of The Color of Atmosphere: One Doctor’s Journey In and Out of Medicine . It appeared originally on the New York Times “Well” blog. It was in my second year of medical school that I learned one of the most important lessons of my career: That it can be hard to distinguis ... Read on »
Some medical exam comedy by Dr. Eric R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 4:39pm An entertaining article in Slate magazine by Emily Yoffe, describes her experiences as a "standardized patient" for a group of Georgetown medical students conducting their first physical exam. Yoffe is well known for immersing herself into the issues she is covering, having previously entered the Mrs. America pageant as part of her coverag ... Read on »