Tag Archives: patients

6 Things Doctors Usually Do That Annoy Patients

Everyone looks up to their physician when having a health issue. This might require visiting the physician’s medical practice or to call them. However, a lot can happen during this interaction. Sometimes physicians bemoan patients’ overbearing attitude, poor personal hygiene, and getting pestered out of office hours. Additionally, physicians think that patients don’t deserve to… Read More »

Longer Looks: Can Patients Refuse Doctors Because Of Race?; Out-Of-Control Tooth-Filled Tumors; Greed, Betrayal And Medical Misconduct

Each week, KHN finds interesting reads from around the Web. The New York Times: Should Patients Be Allowed To Choose — Or Refuse — Doctors By Race Or Gender? Is it ethical for patients to want their bigotry to be accommodated? That’s an easy question: no, because expressing bigotry isn’t ethical. The harder question is… Read More »

Doctors Begin To Raise Climate Change’s Health Effects With Patients : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Dr. Mary Rice walks with Michael Howard at a Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare clinic in Chealsea, Mass, as they test his oxygen levels with the addition of oxygen from a portable tank. He has COPD, a progressive lung disease that can be exacerbated by heat and humidity. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption toggle… Read More »

Data demonstrate efficacy of more flexible dose of regorafenib to relieve side-effects in mCRC patients

Medical oncologists administer anticancer drug regorafenib to try to improve overall survival in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who have ceased to respond to standard therapy (known as refractory mCRC). However, some of the adverse events related to the use of this drug often limits its use in clinical practice. A study reported at the… Read More »