Posts Tagged: Medicine

Doctors demand that all genetic tests go through them

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Another fantastic example of US doctors trying their best to squeeze themselves into a new food chain where they are, frankly, not needed (the first one is prescribing antibiotics for simple illnesses, something that skilled nurse-practitioner is quite capable to do at a fraction of the cost). Today’s “you can’t do it without a physician!” […]

Hospitals: to avoid human contact by all means

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Many things are quite different between US and Russia. But one of those constant things is hospital’s visitation restrictions. While I understand the need for cleanliness and orderly visits, and special cases where any external contact could gravely endanger one’s life, I don’t understand why hospitals always restrict the hours. And limit the right to […]