The patient's loved ones say using the robot to deliver the news was "an atrocity".
Carolyn ThomasIt's official. The world is going straight to hell... 🤦♀️
What on earth was the doctor speaking on the video robot screen thinking? & nurse to dying man's wife at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Fremont, CA: "This is our policy, this is how we do things."
Companies cash in by calling physicians “Super Doctor,” “Best Doctor” or “Top Doctor” and then selling them opportunities to boast about the honor. Experts call the accolades a “scam.” Giving me one highlights the absurdity.
Carolyn ThomasHow a physician (or a journalist?) gets to be a Top Doctor:
@marshall_allen insisted he was actually a journalist, not a doctor ("Is that going to be a problem? Or can you still give me the 'Top Doctor' award?") The answer was still YES - for a fee. #scam
Carolyn Thomas@SolidFooting Oh, that's a good one, Julie!
"Originally, it was believed that hysteria and hysterical symptoms were caused by a defect in the womb ('hystera'=uterus) and thus, only women could become hysterical”
If I had died during my heart attack, the official cause of death would have read “myocardial infarction”. Here’s why that would have been wrong…
Carolyn ThomasHad I died during my heart attack, the official cause of death would have read “myocardial infarction”. But that would have been wrong. The actual cause of my death would have been that I was misdiagnosed and sent home from the Emergency Department.
Cardiologist Dr. Sharonne Hayes, founder of the Mayo Women’s Heart Clinic, wrote recently: “If your doctor recommends cardiac rehabilitation, go. If you’re not referred, ask. And if you…
Carolyn ThomasACC: Women with coronary artery disease who completed 12-week #CardiacRehabilitation program were 2/3 less likely to die compared to those who were NOT referred to the program." Better odds than taking statins. But here's why they don't go to rehab