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How to be an elitist doctor

Mostafa Hussein, Blogging on the wrong side - Tue, 01/05/2007 - 6:17am

Occasionally doctors do some of the following mistakes and usually they do it in social situations and in non-professional settings. With the aim of starting or maintaining conversation. In other words, they try to sound interesting and make their work sound fun.

But only if their conversation were taped and they hear themselves. They would realize (some of them) that they were highly condescending.

Some of the following are unethical. Others are not, you are not breaching patients' privacy but you are talking generally.

Here is how to be an elitist doctor:
  1. Discuss how ignorant and dumb some patients might be,
  2. Discuss delusions or strange behavior of patients,
  3. Discuss how unclean some patients might be,

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