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The Other End of the Stethoscope

The Other End of the Stethoscope

Work overload. Constantly changing policies. Increasing bureaucratic regulations. These are just a few of the challenges health care providers face every day; challenges that limit the ability to provide excellent patient care. Marcus' insights will give health care providers new and essential strategies to rediscover the magic and compassion between caregiver and patient.

The Other End of the Stethoscope

The Other End of the Stethoscope

In this book, I hope to enlighten readers about the physician's life, and how the current medical climate has affected everything we do, every decision we make and our career satisfaction. The deterioration of the doctor-patient relationship has gotten worse and worse, fraught with mistrust from both ends of the stethoscope. If we are to turn the current situation around, we must understand the issues. My purpose is to inform and educate people about the life of a doctor, the rigorous...

The Stethoscope

The Stethoscope

The pain stethoscope:

The pain stethoscope:

Second only to the common cold, pain is the most common reason for health care visits. It results in significant personal and social costs to individuals, and economic costs to society. Chronic pain has been estimated to cost more than 100 billion annually in the United States, and its estimated annual cost to European countries ranges from 1.1 to nearly 50 billion Euros (nearly 1.5 billion to over 60 billion dollars). In order to treat pain, clinicians need to be able to assess pain and its...

Who's Yelling in My Stethoscope?

Who's Yelling in My Stethoscope?

Who's Yelling in My Stethoscope? is guaranteed to warm the hearts of readers who love the bright ideas, amusing vocabularies, earnest presumptions and innocent wisdom of youngsters. Recipient of a Parents' Choice Approved seal for projecting solid human values, this is a book of chuckles, small tragedies and hope. It contains unforgettable quotes, commentaries and sage advice from kids who have made Dr. Tsesis a hero in his own office and a prisoner of the bright, perceptive eyes of those who...

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Man found dead in a car in Hahnville

Investigators have not released any additional information on the incident. The iconic stethoscope we’ve become accustomed to seeing draped around the necks of doctors and healthcare providers may someday be replaced by smartphones and a new portable ...

ICYMI: Pigeon cancer detection, pill stethoscope and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: Researchers were able to train pigeons to choose whether medical images contain a benign or malignant tumor with 99% accuracy. MIT scientists made a biomonitoring pill that patients can swallow to collect their pulse ...

New device aims to streamline stethoscopes, make patient assessments faster

A Wexford-based company is finding ways of improving the stethoscope, a medical mainstay for hundreds of years. In early 2016, Rijuven Corp. plans to market a device that can do more than just listen, but also measure blood sugar, body temperature ...

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