Welcome to the sixth and final installment of this post series on screening potential new (or possibly already-existing) patients.
In previous posts in this series, I’ve covered various potential “orange/red flags” to watch out for when evaluating new or existing patients in your practice, if for no other reason than to have prior notice that they exist, so that you as a doctor can take whatever precautions you feel might be necessary, ranging from a simple “okay, that’s good to know” to “refer them to a colleague–now”, or anything in between.
Today, I’m going to cover a variety-pack of situations or patient types that I consider to be on the latter end of that response spectrum – the “refer them out–now”. Grab some popcorn and enjoy.
Continue reading Screening Patients, Part 6: Miscellaneous Red Flags & Difficult Situations
There are always two sides to every story. Sometimes the events go down exactly as the prosecution describes; other times there is an inaccurate, sensationalist, and almost deliberately misleading account of twisted facts and comments taken out of context.
In case you couldn’t tell already, what happened to Dr. Credeur definitely falls into the latter. He was nothing but honest in his interviews (which he was in no way required to respond to) and he cooperated fully. And in fact, his office wrote an intelligent, professional, factual letter in response to the story. Here it is…
Continue reading Dr. Brandon Credeur’s Response to Denver’s Channel 7 Witch-Hunt