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Verbal Aikido: A Guest Column by Dr. Bill Wright

Dr. Bill Wright

Dr. Bill Wright

Today on JailMedicine, I am happy to present a guest post by Dr. Bill Wright.  As you may remember, Dr. Wright is the author of Maximum Insecurity: A Doctor in the Supermax, which I reviewed here and which you can purchase here.

VERBAL AIKIDO

Correctional medicine attracts more than its share of argumentative and demanding patients. We all feel the tightening in our stomachs when finding certain names on the clinic schedule, anticipating the disputes that are almost certain to follow. It doesn’t need to be that way. Continue reading

A Quick Spin Around Dizziness–a guest post by Dr. Bill Wright

Dr. Bill Wright

Dr. Bill Wright

My good friend Dr. Bill Wright guest-wrote this post about dizziness.  He is the author of Maximum Insecurity: A Doctor in the Supermax, which you should read if you have not!  Thanks, Dr. Wright!  –Jeff Keller

“Can’t you understand? I’m just dizzy!”

Do these words make you want to head for the clinic exit? If so, you’ll find a lot of company trying to get through the door. Many physicians hate to see dizzy patients because they can’t easily get their heads around the complaint. They can’t see, hear, feel, smell, or touch it, so it’s hard to know where to start. Help is on the way. Continue reading