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Patient Choice or Physician’s Recommendation

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Letters to the Editor | Comments Off on Patient Choice or Physician’s Recommendation

Patient’s Choice or Physician’s Recommendation. Philip G. Ney MD 27/4/10   First scenario, Joe’s arm Mechanic Joe gets his arm twisted and broken at work but being a tough guy he carries on.  After a few days of “trying everything” to relieve the pain, he decides to consult a physician. “Doc. I don’t know what’s wrong with this stupid arm but the pain just gets worse no matter what I take.  I want you to cut it off.  It just keep getting in the way” “Joe I’ve examined it and though you’ve let it go on for awhile, it can be fixed.” “Thanks Doc.. I know...

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