There’s a saying in medicine that: “If you’re holding a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” It’s our way of acknowledging that we all suffer from a particular set of blinders unique to our own specialties. Usually, our focused way of viewing the patient facilitates our ability to serve them, to see their problem, and fix it. Occasionally, it prevents us from seeing that there may be a deeper meaning …
Post Author: Michelle Grua, MD
Michelle Grua is an anesthesiologist.
Subscribe to KevinMD and never miss a story!
Get free updates delivered free to your inbox.