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The Rescue Patient: Part Two

The Rescue Patient: Part Two

In my last blog, I coined the term “The Rescue Patient.” While I am not always successful, this experience has given me the insight to make some useful recommendations to the rescue patient who is contemplating “coming in.” Keep in mind, most of my colleagues don’t...
Six Weeks: Part Two

Six Weeks: Part Two

In the last AO entry, I shared how as much as docs council our patients prior to an elective surgery, patients continue to only hear what they want to hear. Ultimately, I see these misguided — and unrealistic – expectations time and time again. In this entry, I...
Six Weeks: Part Two

Six Weeks: Part One

Most of us have heard of two weeks; a fortnight, 9 1/2 weeks; a racy movie, and even 26 weeks, the age of the first born child who is actually 6 months old. These “weekly” designations don’t bother me, except for the kid thing. My oldest son is 1,547...

DMSO, And My Question for the FDA

While DMSO is controversial, and you know I like that, this blog is really an FYI for something you have likely never heard of and you might want to know about… DMSO — Dimethyl sulfoxide — is a byproduct of the wood pulp industry discovered in the...