Health professionals should carefully consider the terms they use to avoid needless anxiety and unnecessary surgeries.
Creative appointment scheduling minimizes in-office waiting for physicians and patients.
The internet can help answer patients’ lingering questions.
It seems likely that the disciplinary findings and criminal convictions that come to media attention are only the tip of the iceberg of doctor-patient sexual contact.
With more demand on doctors and nurses and a push for quicker consultations, clinical empathy is being dwarfed by the need for efficiency.
An individual’s weight is a complex and sensitive issue, which may be related to many factors that are not only medical but social, environmental and emotional.