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“Physician, heal thyself” does not mean treat yourself

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 “Physician, heal thyself” The Bible, Luke 4.23 (King James Version). We as doctors are fond of treating ourselves, citing the old proverb, “Physician, heal thyself” as our justification. But ‘heal thyself’...
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...

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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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