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Docs' Biggest Medical Regrets

We'd like to only remember the good things we've done in life and forget the bad, but that's not how our minds work. Everyone lives with a few regrets from their personal lives and careers. We asked a few doctors to share some of their biggest regrets in medicine.

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Patient Dismissal

What should you do when a patient becomes difficult during an office visit? Trust your instincts on the safety of patients and staff, and have a plan.

We accept patients whose parents refuse to vaccinate them into our practice, but it's not an easy road, and it's not an easy decision.

This physician wonders why her patients so often refuse low-risk, high-benefit treatments because the media or family friends say they are dangerous.

Some patients are choosing to drive long distances to continue seeing a trusted physician who has moved. But is it OK to retain a "back up" physician, just in case?

Despite rising rates of prescription drug abuse, there is no real consensus in the physician community on treatment protocols. Physicians often follow their own heart.

Pediatrics is unique in that physicians have to push patients out of the nest so they can fly on their own. Here's how one doctor does it.

From a sample patient dismissal letter to an RVU calculator; these 10 resources will help your practice operate in a more efficient and compliant manner.

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