Recent article From the Sunday New York Times: "Doctor, shut up and listen!"

Vic Nicholls nichollsvi2 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 20 08:41:48 UTC 2015

I actually do tell my docs what I can get in and what I can't. You can 
get fired from practices for that, that is the problem. Doctors or 
nurses don't ask - is there an issue with finances at all. They just 
call you non compliant. Find out why: big difference between financial 
and side effects issues.


On 1/12/2015 11:39 AM, Sherri Loeb wrote:
> Sometimes the patients just don't have the ability to adequately know 
> how to describe what is bothering them. They don't list all their 
> medications because they don't know them all because of poor teaching 
> or perhaps they don't take them all because the can't afford them. 
> Some patients don't have the ability to google side effects as 
> suggested by someone's comments in the NYT's article. Let's not push 
> the blame on patients. Let's look at this as a team problem.
> Thanks
> Sherri

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