It happens all too often. I am done with a visit and wrapping things up. Sometimes my hand is even on the doorknob to leave the room. Then the patient says it. “Oh, by the way, doctor …” This is inevitably followed by some symptom they have that is serious and needs further attention. The classic case is when it is chest pain, a grave symptom that needs to be …
Post Author: Gawayne Vaughan, MD
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