Playing doctor exam

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Playing doctor exam

Ever wonder about the utility of the annual physical examination, or any physical exam at all? I have, if for no other reason than I have suffered, by my ing, through over 60 of them, and I find them to be of rather low yield for the time spent. Sure, the strep throat or appendicitis or recognizable rash can be low-hanging diagnostic fruit, and negative exams often lead me down the right path when choosing ancillary studies. I can probably count on existing digits the of times I picked up actual ificant findings that made a difference in outcomes.

Anyway, I bring this up as I am currently teaching the physical exam course to first-year medical students on a practice patient once a week, and I am amazed by what they are instructed to do in our politically correct health care environment. Seriously, here is the supplied script:.

Playing doctor exam

It that OK with you? Anything I can do to make you comfortable? Is the temperature OK? The lighting?

Playing doctor exam

Is English OK or do we need an interpreter? Do you need a chaperone? Do you have a religious preference that would affect our examination? What gender do you identify with? With how many partners?

Playing doctor exam

Women, men, or both? And on. Will I get a bad editor satisfaction survey? Will I get in trouble with Joe Pizzorno? You catch my drift. But as long as we do actually live in such a ridiculous world, I found myself pondering what would happen if I followed these same protocols in my ER histories, specifically at AM on a Saturday night shift. Is that OK with you? You get the picture.

Playing doctor exam

What we teach, what is considered essential information, has followed the PC path into absurdity, along with HIPPA, and sexual harassment policies, and patient satisfaction surveys. No charts, no drugs, no insurance, no administrators.

Playing doctor exam

Ah, well, perchance to dream. In the meantime, back to the metrics and quality assurance spreheets. And physical exams …. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Journal List Integr Med Encinitas v. Integr Med Encinitas. Copyright and information Disclaimer. Seriously, here is the supplied script: Knock knock. Knock knock. A shot of Dilaudid in my butt and a script for some Percs. That cute triage nurse would be just fine. Now where is that Dilaudid? Support Center Support Center. External link. Please review our privacy policy.

Playing doctor exam

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Playing doctor