Monthly Archives: March 2019

The use of percentages when talking to patients: some advice for doctors.

Unfortunately, over the past few months I have had occasion to visit many friends and family members both in Intensive-Care Units in hospitals and at home recuperating from their medical intervention. While my experience recently has been in Spain, I … Continue reading

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Should we try to “Cheer up” patients?

About six years ago I had a T.I.A., which resulted in me being taken to hospital in an ambulance with all the lights and sirens going off which was an extremely interesting experience. Since it was a minor event I … Continue reading

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