Nothing to rely on, in a land of smiles

‘Just a little scratch’ is bad enough – a needle piercing flesh bears no resemblance to just a little scratch – but dumbing down patient information/warning of pain as a routine policy is, to me, just another facet of the paternalism patients and patient activists have been trying to leave behind in the 20C – yet now being promoted ‘for the patient’s sake.

http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h649/rapid-responses

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About bmitzi

Medical writer, author, artist. Cancer campaigner. Aiming always to improve health services and bring compassion into health care.
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