Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Quick Links: Doctors' Code, Exodus, UK, FDA

Dr. Michael Kirsch explains what "will discuss with you" and "for completeness" in a medical chart really mean.

In the July 19, 2010 Boston Herald, Grace-Marie Turner describes how new government rules are accelerating the exodus of physicians from Medicare.

The British Medical Journal reports that "UK is ranked top out of 40 countries on quality of death". As one of my physician colleagues notes, "The NHS is really good at killing people."

David Catron discusses more inane FDA mission creep.