One of the hospitals I trained at caters to the “elites of this world.” Some of these “VIP patients” are celebrities, and some of them are billionaires. What I have noticed about this patient population is that their “care” can be VERY wrong to Read More “VIP Syndrome”: A Hidden Killer of America’s Wealthiest Patients
A Friday during my fellowship training, I was asked by my instructor to go place a dialysis catheter in someone in the ICU. He needed fluid removed because his lungs were becoming congested to the point he couldn’t breathe. I Read More Is There Ever a “Right Time” to Die? A Physician Speaks Out.
Yesterday I saw a sweet, frail elderly woman in my office. She was 93 years old and had a very good head on her shoulders. She had no signs of dementia and could vividly recall details of our last conversation. Read More Doctors…Are You Bargaining with Potential Killers?