6 Annoying Things Doctors Do (and Why We Do Them)

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I think I annoyed a patient today doing one of the 6 things I am about to list. I am not secure enough to tell you which one (yet.) But it got me thinking. We doctors are guilty of commiserating about annoying patient habits. So, I decided to put together a list of what I think my patients think are the most annoying thing doctors do from the perspective of a doctor who annoys patients that sometimes also annoy her. Got all that? Here goes and these are not in any particular order. 1. Ask patients to fill out twenty pages of paper then never even look at them. This is awkward really. … [Read more...]