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Posts tagged as “patient perspective”

The second law of medicine

A tweet by Gavin Preston M.D. says: “Second law of medicine = No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you cared”. It implies that being caring is valued highly in medicine, if not higher, relative to being knowledgable. It encourages medical professionals to be caring…

Chronic illness: what it means to me

Since my illness recurrence last November, I have been categorised as a patient with chronic illnesses (Read my article titled “Recurrence: a blessing in disguise” to find out more about what happened). Even though two months have passed, I found myself still grappling with the term. Hearing my doctors and…

EMR: a doctor-patient perspective

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are digitalised clinical notes, which contain information such as patients’ general information, history, investigation results, diagnoses and treatment plans among others. It is all the rage in the healthcare industry, and Malaysia is adamant not to be left behind, especially by its South-East Asian counterparts. Currently,…

Recurrence: a blessing in disguise

It was a calm Monday morning in November when the realisation that I was having an illness recurrence set in. In just a few hours I had gone from being perfectly normal to having trouble breathing again. I was so breathless that I was not able to talk in full…

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