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Self-care when the doctor is the patient

It is well known that doctors generally make terrible patients. We self-diagnose, self-treat, delay getting help from an appropriately trained person who is not us, and when we do,...

Dr: Do two little letters define you?

Have you ever stopped to consider who you are or what defines you?Is your self-worth or self-esteem wrapped up in those two little letters ‘Dr’? How would you feel if...
photo of Dr Anne Malatt by Clayton Lloyd for article on Being A Woman

The importance of having your own doctor – even when you...

As doctors, we have a tendency to diagnose and treat ourselves when we become ill, which is understandable, but this can get us into awful trouble, and we cannot...
Photo of pears by Marco Secchi for article by Dr Jane Barker on When things go pear-shaped – Self-care when the doctor is the patient

When things go pear shaped – Self-care when the doctor is...

Among the many urban myths about Medicine is the one that says doctors don’t get sick – we even believe it ourselves, we are infallible, we treat illness, we...

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