Two recent conversations with friends and a meeting of the End of Life Conversations (EOLC) group that I co-host, has got me thinking about end-of-life issues, and preparations. And when to call hospice in particular. One conversation was with a friend whose 93 year old husband was in hospital with multiorgan failure and sepsis. She…Read more
About: Dr. Patrick Neustatter
Recent Posts by Dr. Patrick Neustatter
The Patient Who Insists There’s Something Wrong . . . But You Can’t Find It.
Good friends Steve and Janet Watkins started 'Pi and Chi' - an on line publication. I was honored to be asked to write something for it https://pieandchaimagazine.com. I wrote about one of those patients with somatoform problems that can drive you crazy.Read more
Traditions are a big part of many people’s lives. But during Christmas and the holidays this particular quirk of human nature is especially important. Growing up back in England a particular Christmas day tradition was for my sister Angie, and I, was to go with our psychiatrist father to do “rounds” at St Ebba’s Hospital–…Read more
innovations and High Tech Gizmo’s in Medicine
A new year prompts me to look at new medical technologies – high tech gizmos to keep us healthy. There are many innovations in many different fields but those likely to impact the most of us are: The Brave New World of Medical Innovations AI and ML Artificial intelligence and machine learning - in many…Read more
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