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Clinician

Professional, licensed caregiver, medical or not such as nurse, physician, technologist, therapist, etc.

PTSD. We Gotta Get Out of This Place.

By Advocate, Caregiver, Clinician, ePatient, Podcasts One Comment

Post-Covid PTSD: the next epidemic wave. Survivors, family, health workers. Connect, manage stress, build small positive habits, listen. It’s a family affair. For Frank

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OB Nurse. Cannabis Nurse.

By Caregiver, Clinician, Consumer, ePatient, Podcasts One Comment

Staying sane in an insane situation. How do our front-line, essential workers, all of them juggling duty, passion, family, income, pressure? How do moms, babies, and their partners manage the blurring of tragedy and trauma and hope and possibility? I’m grateful for nurses like Jodi Churchill Chapin, OB and Green Nurse. You’re in my heart. Let’s celebrate the year of the nurse.

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My Optometrist Saved My Life

By Clinician, ePatient, Podcasts One Comment

My optometrist taught me the value of a small, repetitive practice that changed my brain pathways, my vision, and my life. Vision as a barometer of stress. Consider eye health in this work from home, high screen world.

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Temporarily Able-Bodied People. We’re in This Together.

By Advocate, Caregiver, Clinician, ePatient, Family man, Podcasts 2 Comments

Covid19. Sad, angry, grieving. No grief without love. People with different abilities have a 15-min advantage on the temporarily able-bodied. Connect, learn, appreciate.

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The Zen of Relationship-Centered Measurement and Engagement

By Caregiver, Clinician, ePatient, Leader, Podcasts, Researcher No Comments

A conversation with Ellen Schultz. How can we best commit to improving what’s vital in our local health care system? Commitment is will, resources, and time. Measuring can’t take more effort than improving. Engage people at the center: patients, clinicians, and the people that support them. Focus on relationships. Measure consistency and sustainability. As in any health effort – exercise weak muscles.

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Family Practice – The Cornerstone of My Team

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I love my family doc. If you’re not happy with your primary care doc, find someone you trust to help you find another one. She’ll be your cornerstone. Interview with Dr. Laura Zucker.

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Bioethics: Autonomy. For Me, On Behalf of Me.

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Bioethics, the term first coined by someone (who is a controversy) in 1971, includes four principles – respect for autonomy, nonmaleficence (do no harm), beneficence (for me, on behalf of me), and justice. Ken Goodman spoke about two of the four principles autonomy and beneficence. As with much when you start peeling back the layers, bioethics are not simple, not black and white, rather shades of grey.

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