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Difficult Patients

Difficult Patients

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This healthcare provider shares his experiences on having two brothers who succumbed to HIV/AIDS in the 1980s and how it's shaped his outlook in medicine.

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You might think a medical issue is widely understood, but for many patients, they won't know what you're talking about.

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All patients bleed red and will likely pay in green, but physicians have to make sure to watch out for themselves.

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According to new data from the CDC, opioid prescription rates fell over a five-year period from 2010 to 2015, but are still triple where they were in 1999.

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Disappointed and angry patients are more likely to sue you for malpractice. Our advisory board shares tips on how to avoid this situation.

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Legal advice on how to ensure you don't get in trouble for negligent conduct in taking care of a patient with a drug-seeking problem.

It'd be nice to ask a new patient about their family history with malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, that's not allowed, as this physician finds out.

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