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The History of Empathy from SMACC GOLD

Gday About six months ago I was at the SMACC GOLD conference in Queensland having a blast and rubbing shoulders with the great teachers of the FOAM family.  I was lucky enough to be asked to give a talk and really given free reign over the topic.  Which sounds like a good thing, but means […]

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Consult Skills 1: The “normal” strategy: Understand the patient’s point-of-view and prosper

Pretend you are not a doctor for a minute. Imagine this:  you wake up tomorrow with some abdo pain.  Its not too bad, but gets worse as the day goes on, it is a bit worrying, you can’t eat lunch and you feel a bit sick.  You decide to knock off from work and go […]