Daily Archives: 13/05/2017

Dodo bird verdict

The Dodo bird verdict (or Dodo bird conjecture) is a controversial topic in psychotherapy,[1] referring to the claim that all psychotherapies, regardless of their specific components, produce equivalent outcomes. It is named after The Dodo character of Alice in Wonderland. The conjecture was introduced by Saul Rosenzweig in 1936, drawing on imagery from Lewis Carroll’s […]

Don’t call me a provider

The Provider Will See You Now By DANIELLE OFRI, M.D. DECEMBER 29, 2011 11:35 AM December 29, 2011 11:35 am I can’t quite remember when the term “provider” slipped into the hospital lexicon. It was perhaps 10 years ago, when our hospital started hiring physician assistants and nurse practitioners to share the clinical load. In […]

Generics 

Editorial (Dr K K Aggarwal) (Dr RN Tandon) 13th May, 2017 We all prescribe generic drugs only, where is the confusion then? (Part 1)   The final IMA Stand on generic drugs Write Legible Write Generic (Generic- Generic or Trade Generic or Branded Generic) Write Chemical name of the drug in CAPITAL (up to two […]

Dear doctors, be kind to each other.

Dharmaraj Karthikesan’s BlogMy life as a doctor and the way I see it… I met a young doctor who used to work with me recently. I had just completed my night rounds in the hospital and I was leaving for home. And then I saw him. He was unkempt, exhausted and appeared famished. Worst of […]