Advice for Physicians in Training: 40 Tips From 40 Docs

Introducing our newest segment for the UT Southwestern Internal Medicine Blog: Advice for Physicians in Training (though some of this may apply to physicians already in practice)!

 

We present a “distillation of the advice and wisdom” of 40 practicing physicians, to be dispensed over the next 8 weeks. Look for a new pearl each day!

On Doctoring:

A thorough history almost always trumps a thorough physical examination. Osler said “Listen to the patient. He is telling you the diagnosis.” He was right.

Osler

David Juurlink, Advice for Physicians in Training: 40 Tips From 40 Docs,The Winnower2:e142006.67645 (2014). DOI:10.15200/winn.142006.67645

 

 

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