n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - The heartsink patient : editor's comment
|Article Title||The heartsink patient : editor's comment|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Jul 2005|
Extracted from text ... EDITORIAL July 2005 Vol.23 No.7 CME 321 'Doctor, I've got a headache.' I don't know about you, but that certainly used to be one of my heartsink openers. But headaches are ubiquitous. We all get them and they are one of the most common presenting symptoms in any general practice - across cultures, gender and the world. The patient population I worked with in Labrador seemed to have an unusually high incidence of anxiety and psychosomatic illness - to be blunt, there were a lot of people with very fat folders and not a lot wrong with them. Arriving ..
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