A few years ago I was at a picnic with a friend who is an orthopedist. The question was raised about whether advice given by doctors is always in the best interests of the patient.
“Do not quote me,” was how he began his reply. At least that alerted me that he would give an honest opinion.
What followed were a half dozen examples of times he had been forced to adjust his recommendations to patients because a number of hurdles stood ...Continue Reading →