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Why doctors may turn patients away
 

Why doctors may turn patients away

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“I’m walking away from the troubles in my life. I’m walking away oh to find a better day.” Though this song by Craig David was referring to a relationship he felt he needed to get out of, it comically also represents the situation with doctors and certain patients.
 
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14 Sep 2016 - General
 
Marinelle Castro: Well yes that is true "turning away" sounds very harsh but the idea is there. Refuse to treat is more appropriate of course but it sounds harsh as well. Definite...
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I'm not sure if "turning away" is the correct term. Perhaps, asking them to seek consult from another doctor? Turning away just sounds...bad. Anyway, doctors have the right to refuse to treat a patient for professional and personal reas...
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Maria Cristina Inserto yes I remember that conversation. Good decision right there! I remember you telling us about that patient who was comparing your prices to a cheaper dentist. The mater...
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Exactly, Jennifer Winter, I did tell you about my final decision to stay away from potentially vain patients right? These cases are often very tempting because you have here patients who ar...
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"We are not money mongers."- We have been bringing up the issue on how patients believe that since they are paying us for our services they therefore own us. I have seen my share of difficult patients but most often I am able to talk to the...
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