It’s time for physicians to stop taking patient calls at night

The calls started during dinner.

“I forgot to get my med refilled, and now I’m out. Can you call it in?”

“I’m reading these colonoscopy prep instructions, and I see I was supposed to stop eating seeds a week ago. Should I still take the prep?”

“I haven’t had a bowel movement in three days. What should I do?”

The calls continued during the night. As usual, there were a lot of bowel prep …

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