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Aging and losing one’s drivers license

The restaurant was crowded, so we sat next to a couple while waiting.He noticed I was watching him tinker with his flip phone, then quipped “Bet you haven’t seen one of these in a while?  I like the speed dial so I don’t have to use my shaky fingers to call my girlfriend.”  We introduced ourselves and found they were …

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An effective doctor office visit for patients

Business interests have taken over healthcare, so most physicians are on a tight schedule.  For patients, time is not on your side, therefore being prepared is essential in making your doctor office visit effective: wear clothing that can easily be removed to take blood pressure and vital signs during a physical exam; bathe before coming in; go to the bathroom …

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An effective doctor office visit for physicians

Healthcare has changed in the past decade, making the doctor office visit integral in sustaining patient medical care. Here are suggestions to physicians caring for patients in their office: be familiar with the medical chart before seeing the patient; sit down; look at the patient more than the computer; don’t be in a hurry; listen; be respectful – as you might …