Doctors and patients: An inability to talk to one another as people
Dear medical professionals:
We need to talk. I know I walk into your office fearing the worst of you, and I suspect that you may have some hesitation about some of your patients. (Need I say, “frequent flyers?”)
We both have baggage. You have your patient horror stories. I — as a female patient with fibromyalgia and mental health issues — have mine.
My mom is a nurse, so I’ve grown up with …