Monthly Archives: December 2016

Tips to physicians doing physical examination to patients

Tips to physicians doing physical examination to patients Show and impress upon the patient that the physical examination is a diagnostic tool. Do the physical examination systematically and meticulously.  Don’t do it haphazardly. Do it gently until you are confident of … Continue reading

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I cannot memorize the normal values of lab tests anymore

During my medical student days and residency days (circa 1976 -1981), I used to memorize the normal values of lab tests.  Now, I cannot memorize them anymore.  It is not because I cannot memorize but because it is futile to … Continue reading

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Pesticides and Breast Cancer: A Wake Up Call

Last year 2015, my classmate, Dr. Romeo Quijano, gave me this book. I agree it is a wake up call. Be aware. I particularly like these comments and recommendations: “Scientifically it is impossible to prove that a particular pesticide does … Continue reading

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Medicine is more than drugs and operations

Medicine is more than drugs and operations and procedures.  This means not all patients should be treated just by drugs and operations and procedures only.   Some can be treated as such and some can be treated without drugs, operations … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Notes on Urinary Tract Infections

This webpage contains my notes on Urinary Tract Infection. ROJ@16dec25 URINARY TRACT INFECTION OVERVIEW The urinary tract includes the kidneys (which filter the blood to produce urine), the ureters (the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder), … Continue reading

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Introduction, Disclosures and Disclaimers in Clinical Practice Guidelines

Here is a typical introduction, disclosures and disclaimers in clinical practice guidelines. Lifted from:http://www.thefilipinodoctor.com/cpm_pdf/CPM8th%20UTI.pdf Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) continues to be among the top five reasons for consultations in health facilities nationwide. With the progressive development of new diagnostic and … Continue reading

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ROJoson Medical Clinic Consultation with Appointment Time

ROJoson Medical Clinic Consultation with Appointment Time Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MScSurg December 18, 2016  One of the most significant “Happiness, Satisfaction and Productivity” that I have attained in 2016 (based on my tracking of ROJoson Counting Marbles … Continue reading

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