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Doctors Not Allowed to Ask Patients, “How Are You?”
Nope. No more open-ended questions that may invite wandering answers. Who has time when the double-booked patient sits in the exam room next door?
Acetaminophen and Steroids: How Effective Are They for Pain?
The results of several recent studies on both drug classes may come as a surprise. Will they change the way you prescribe either or both for pain?
Top 10 Ways to Know It's Time to Quit Your Job
#6. You pray you will be diagnosed with cancer so you can get some time to sleep. Am I right?
When Your Health Insurer Pays for Breakfast, Here’s What Happens…
Health insurance is complex. Eating out is easy—unless you were to involve your health insurance company.
Are Long-Acting Opioids More Effective Than Short-Acting Opioids for Chronic Pain?
The answer to this question has long been considered to be, "yes" and for what seem to be logical reasons related to the nature of chronic pain. But, where's the science to support the belief?
I Love Old People, But I Will Not Accept Medicare
Can a medical practice survive without taking Medicare? Many are being forced to try. Here, one family physician lists her reasons for walking away.
I May Not Accept Your Insurance, But I Will Always Accept You
Pamela Wible, MD, is a family physician in solo practice in Oregon. She accepts most insurance plans. But, to protect herself, her practice, and her patients, she is very clear on what type of contract she will not sign.
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