Some of the most memorable moments in medical practice are the times when a patient and clinician can chit-chat like friends.
Although clinicians must treat every patient, regardless of their illness or their past, circumstances may influence the emotional connection a care provider establishes.
It is amazing to think of how much medicine has evolved as I've watched.
Close your eyes when auscultating or palpating.
Pam was a 54-year-old woman who had recently been diagnosed with endometrial and ovarian cancer.