“QWERTYITIS” – what a patient suffers from when their doctor spends more time looking at the computer screen than at the patient, and performs the entire physical exam on the keyboard. It is a severe side effect of the Electronic … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2012
Purchase ASSUME THE PHYSICIAN in print version here on the website, or at Amazon. If bought here, more revenue gets directed to charity (the money that Amazon would get instead goes to orphans and women and entrepreneurs in Liberia. Continue reading
When I was a medical student and resident, “House of God,” by Samuel Shem was
such an important book for so many of us, demystifying medicine in many ways.
Many of the issues presented in House of God remain entirely relevant today,
but there are numerous new concerns that we all should have about our health
care systems–both in the United States and abroad–that I felt were crying for
satirical treatment, at least as much as I was crying while mourning for the health of Americans. Continue reading
Higher Cause on-line serial publication has begun.
Installments will come out each Wednesday.
Only the installments with links have yet been published.
It is easy to catch up! Continue reading