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Gestures of Excellent Patient Experience

I consider the following as gestures of excellent patient experience with me: Delightful Feedback to ME Gifts (Foods and others) Pictures with ME (ROJoson’s Patient-Fans) Hugging Delightful Feedback to ME Gifts (Foods and others) Pictures with ME (ROJoson’s … Continue reading

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Medical Standards of Care

What are medical standards of care? Are they supposed to connote quality and safe medical care? Or are they supposed to connote what majority of the medical professionals are practicing? Or both? Here are some definitions of terms found in … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Anna Marie Cruz – 10 Years in Remission

Dr. Anna Marie Cruz, a pediatrician, was 40 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in February 8, 2007.  She received chemotherapy postoperatively.  She came to see me on February 9, 2017 to proudly … Continue reading

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Pallliation with Hope

Here is a nice article: Hope Is Palliative I agree. I call it palliation with hope. Treat the terminally-ill patient with palliative measures but still with hope for recovery albeit small. A tall order for any physician and patients … Continue reading

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When do we say that a thyroid gland is enlarged?

Introduction on the thyroid gland A thyroid gland is a butterfly- or H-shaped organ located in front of the center of the neck. It usually consists of 2 lobes, right and left lobes adjacent to the side of the trachea … Continue reading

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