what about DO's? - page 2
hey everyone, How are you? I am a senior in my BSN program but I have also been pre-med for the last four years along with it. I think nursing has been a great experience for me and I think more... Read More
Oct 25, '02Joined: Jan '02; Posts: 2,593; Likes: 1,418There are only 4 DO's here that I know of.....I wouldn't have a problem going to one.
Oct 25, '02Occupation: student Joined: Mar '02; Posts: 118; Likes: 3thanks for all you personal experiences....It seems like DO's are very welcoming to nurses as a whole...
Here is some info I looked up if anyone is interested
From what I have heard, it seems like DO's philosophy is in care(like nursing) and cure(following allopathic models) in my opinion it is with both that will lead to an optimal treatment for any patient.
Oct 25, '02Occupation: Utilization Review, prior Intake Mgr Home Care Specialty: 40 year(s) of experience in Home Care, Vents, Telemetry, Home infusion ; From: PA, US ; Joined: Oct '00; Posts: 27,548; Likes: 13,755My first family doctor who delivered me was an MD. Great guy but a pill was the cure for most ills.
Have been cared for by two Osteopaths- DO, one was PCP for twenty years (before he decided to leave family practice TO SPEND TIME WITH HIS SONs in evening).
Focus is much more on TOTAL health, discovering underlying problem and LISTENING to patients. Wayne was such an outgoing doc, cracked my back along with poping my rib back into place after bout of bronchitis---properly diagnosed my unrelieved chest pain after cardiac testing showed no problems; 10 seconds later TOTAL relief.