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Growing up with Asthma

Asthma is a terrible, frightening disease. It is all about not being able to breathe–to not be able to take a breath. Exhaling is long, but inhaling is brief and unsatisfactory with your breath choking you. And it goes on and on with an interminable sense of never being able to breathe again. As a...

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You are the Triage Nurse in the ER

You are working the night shift in the emergency room. Four ambulances arrive at the admitting door at the same time. The attendants say they have gunshot wounds to the head. All four patients are critical. Which patient do you see first, second, third and last? This is the job of triage. There is not...

If you want Patient-Centered Care, Put Patients on Your Team!
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If you want Patient-Centered Care, Put Patients on Your Team!

Today’s rant is about clinical prescriptions for modifying other people’s behavior and habits – specifically the addictions, diet, and gambling. I have conducted research on diets and dieting because I was obese and wanted to lose weight. Over the years, I tried several suggested weight loss strategies including the Kelly Brownell plan which is essentially...

Front cover og Patientology
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I Have a New Review on my Book “Patientology” on Amazon.

The review says: “Are some patients like victims of some crimes blamed for their illness? By an Amazon Customer on April 25, 2017 Format: Paperback A very interesting and thought provoking perspective. Provides a detailed exploration on the relationship of patients with the Health Care Delivery System from a victimology perspective. Draw parallels to identified...