NYT Doctors with Disabilities: Why They’re Important Doctors with disabilities are changing the landscape of the medical profession. They offer a comforting experience for patients, especially patients with similar disabilities. More disabled individuals interested in the medical field should be encouraged and supported to pursue a medical career.
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th Sex Talk Still Stigmatized in the Doctor’s Office Article describes why many patients hesitate to bring up sex and sexual dysfunction in the doctors office, and why many doctors are uncomfortable broaching the topic. Author recommends that patients should not feel uncomfortable raising the topic with physicians if they have a question or concern.
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Medscape Weight Stigma: Doctors Guilty of Prejudice Against Obese, Too by Lisa Nainggolan Healthcare workers, even those who work at hospitals dedicated to research and treatment of obesity, are biased against those who are obese. The healthcare implications are obvious…and worrisome.
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New York Times Sunday Dialogue: Conversations between Doctor and Patient A series of letters that debate whether clinicians should be assertive or let the patient decide.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 10, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /
New York Times When the Nurse Disagrees with the Doctor by Theresa Brown How we engage in a dialogue when conflict exists between healthcare professionals is often the most important issue.
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NPR "Erasing Death" Explores the Science of Resuscitation by Sam Parnia, M.D. Dr. Sam Parnia, a critical care doctor and director of resuscitation research at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine, studies what people experience between the moment that their heart stops beating and after they have been resuscitated.
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NPR Hospitals and Families Still Struggle to Define Death by Maanvi Singh Death seems to be one of life’s few certainties...or is it? In this narrative, Maanvi Singh tells the story of the conflict surrounding a 13-year old girl and a 33 year old woman, both kept on life support while legally dead.
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