Internet's Residency Exam (Regina Maria Healthcare Network Case)
peggyzuckerman at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 12 03:57:53 UTC 2019
Curious if this is not also quite common in Mexico, where many antibiotics
can be purchased directly from a pharmacy. There is naturally a concern
about antibiotics in the water in some cities, as well as concern about
antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria.
On Thu, Jul 11, 2019 at 6:30 PM HM Epstein <hmepstein at gmail.com> wrote:
> In Romania, they had a problem that patients didn’t visit their doctors
> when they felt ill. Instead they would Google their symptoms, go to the
> pharmacy, get the medications Dr. Google suggested (one big difference
> between the United States and other countries), and treat themselves. Of
> course, a good percentage of them ended up in the emergency room.
> While we encourage patients to become knowledgeable about their diagnoses,
> the process and potential treatment plans, none of us would suggest that
> they also choose their own medicines and oversee their own treatment.
> This brief but fascinating video shows how one healthcare system in
> Romania decided to address that problem. They challenged Internet visitors
> to take an “open book“ medical residency exam, the exact exam their doctors
> have to take. Enjoy.
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