A Country Doctor, MD

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Date registered: November 21, 2017
URL: https://www.kevinmd.com/blog

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  1. The freedom to admit someone because it was the right thing to do — July 10, 2018
  2. How today’s EMRs are like self-driving cars — July 6, 2018
  3. The art of medicine is needed to prevent migraine headaches — June 28, 2018

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The freedom to admit someone because it was the right thing to do

The most high-powered rotation in my medical school was endocrinology. There, you got to see things most doctors never come close to diagnosing themselves. Uppsala University’s Akademiska Hospital served as a referral center for the Swedish population north of Uppsala, an area the size and shape of California. Back in the seventies, laboratory testing wasn’t […]

How today’s EMRs are like self-driving cars

Drivers are distracted klutzes and computers could obviously do better. Self-driving cars will make all of us safer on he road. Doctors have spotty knowledge and keep illegible records. EMRs with decision support will improve the quality of healthcare. The parallels are obvious. And so far the outcomes are disappointing on both fronts of our […]

The art of medicine is needed to prevent migraine headaches

He spoke with an aura of superiority, in a slightly nasal voice, and his topic was migraines. It was in the late 70s, a time when there were few options to treat migraines. “Most people who claim to have migraines just have simple tension headaches,” he scoffed. And in a move that seemed unorthodox at […]

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