The coronavirus pandemic has incited the necessary fear amongst the public and health care workers. This fear is a positive driver of social distancing and other precautionary measures that assist in protecting health care workers and patients. However, when this fear becomes blinding, patients may be more harmed than they are helped. Last week, I had a patient with a likely stroke refuse to go to the hospital due to …
Post Author: Amber Deptola, MD
Amber Deptola is an internal medicine physician.
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