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Perceptions Equal Results: The Dirty Lowdown

If we make the patients feel cared for and acknowledged, and meet them where they are, then we can get great results. If we let them guide the process, we can find out what they need from us. When they perceive that we have done that, relationships grow and they feel healed. The presenting complaint was abdominal pain/constipation. I rolled my eyes to myself as I wheeled down a distraught 89 year old woman to the exam room to be triaged, accompanied by her anxious husband. "You must help... Read More →