Permission to take my patients’ plasma. It’s a harder decision than you think.
“I hereby authorize xxx, my patient, to donate plasma up to two times per week.”
I moved to Cleveland over the summer to start work as a full-time primary care internist. Within a few weeks, I started receiving a form in my mailbox that I had never seen during my training in San Francisco: an authorization request for my patients to donate their plasma.
By the time the fourth form came, I realized …