Category Archive for: ‘Doctor’s Visit’

Redefining Medicine With Apps and iPads

  By KATIE HAFNER SAN FRANCISCO — Dr. Alvin Rajkomar was doing rounds with his team at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center when he came upon a puzzling case: a frail, elderly patient with a dangerously low sodium level. As a third-year resident in internal medicine, Dr. Rajkomar was the senior member of the team, and the …

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How To Talk To Your Doctor About Chronic Pain

By Kate RopeCNN.com/healthAugust 13, 2008 Good chronic pain treatment can be hard to find. A chronic pain patient has every right to believe that his or her doctor will listen sympathetically and prescribe the appropriate treatment, but that is not always the reality.People who experience chronic pain should be specific when describing it to their doctors, experts say. People who …

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