Tuesday, March 18, 2008

'Bothering’ Your Doctor

'Bothering’ Your Doctor
NYT March 17, 2008, 2:23 pm
By Tara Parker-Pope

Does the medical system try to prevent you from “bothering” your doctor?
That’s a question Sacramento physician Dr. Faith Fitzgerald mulled recently as she attempted to notify another physician about a health crisis involving one of his patients. She chronicles her futile effort to phone a fellow doctor in an essay that appeared in last months’ Annals of Internal Medicine.

Books on Doctors as Patients and a few on the Doctor-Patient Relationship