Tara Bishop, MD
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Bishop T. A Home Visit. Ann Intern Med. 2005;142:151-152. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-142-2-200501180-00016
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2005;142(2):151-152.
I know that chart. It's the thick one that screams of too many years and problems at the clinic. It has numerous papers falling out because the holes are torn from use. I already know the name that is written on the front cover in large block letters; Mrs. Aranja is back, and my afternoon will be spent fighting over her symptoms and medications.
If I recall, she was just here last Wednesday. She had wanted more pain medication because her headaches had become unbearable. They were the throbbing kind that never seemed to go away. She awoke with them and lived with them throughout the day. She had tried a number of remedies including aspirin, Motrin, Tylenol, and Percocet, but she only liked to take Tylenol 3, the infamous Tylenol with codeine. So, each month I found myself filling in a prescription for Tylenol 3.
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