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Is It Time to Find a New Doctor? 5 Red Flags to Watch For

Deciding if it’s time to find a new doctor can be difficult decision. After all, relationships take time, and this one happens to have a large impact on your health. 292 more words

Doctor-Patient Relationship

the legacy of TVMed™

I was on my lunch break in the hospital tea room. A scene from House or Grey’s Room or Emergency Anatomy or whatever was playing on the grotty T.V on top of the microwave. 1,256 more words

Five Tips for Communicating with Your Oncologist

Know Your Rights

You have a right to be treated with dignity and respect by hospital staff and by all members of your oncology team. Every cancer patient should be provided with complete and accurate information regarding their condition, including their prognosis. 816 more words

Cancer Doctor-patient Relationship

On Spiritual "Gifts" that Come with a Price Tag

I’ve been thinking about the problem of exchanging spiritual teachings or practices for money. You know what I’m talking about. The $5,000 yoga retreats, $250 chakra cleanses, $500 medium sessions, $1,000 light-healing appointments…. 1,430 more words


The magic of a healthy doctor-patient relationship

The relationship between doctors and their patients has received philosophical and spiritual attention since the time of Hippocrates and still remains a keystone of care. But, unfortunately over the years, this special relationship has undergone a drastic transition. 148 more words

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The Unique Doctor-Patient Relationship and Standing On Your Own Two Feet!

As will become evident by the voicing of this article, as a female optometrist with 40 years in the profession, this message is mostly for female pre-optometry students who are preparing to join optometry’s ranks. 1,783 more words

Getting Into Optometry School

Doctor-Patient Conflict series: 2. Barriers #AtoZChallenge

There are two critical barriers to a rewarding interaction of the lay world with the medical community – Physical and Informational. There are many other barriers too but most of those are emotional and subjective. 827 more words