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When Family Members Become Disruptive

Sometimes, a patient's family members can become disruptive or aggressive, and threaten to hinder patient care. Here's how to address and deescalate the situation.

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A recent ruling on patient suicides by the Florida Supreme Court puts physicians at added risk for something they have little control over.

Has a turkey come into your office for an appointment? Use this doctor's example on how you should treat them as a patient.

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Sometimes physicians are forced to terminate a relationship between themselves and a patient. Here are six ways to do that.

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Don't let a situation with an angry patient get out of hand. Here are steps to deescalate aggression in the exam room.

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Patients are using misinformation on the web to call in orders for medication, in a growing problem known as "fast food medicine."

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With the cost of healthcare rising, is it really wise for hospitals to spend money on services that you'd find at the Ritz Carlton?

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Physician assistants and nurse practitioners are a vital part in solving the opioid epidemic and will soon have new authority to do so.

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