Nurse practitioners vs Doctors: The Same Old Story

Recently, there has been a flurry of blog entries on the role of nurse practitioners (NP) in healthcare.  The American Academy of Family Practitioners (AAFP), came out very strongly against nurse practitioners as being designated as primary care providers.  The argument is NPs don’t have the same amount of schooling as doctors and don’t understand…

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Evidence Based Gibberish

It was with great joy that I read Alex Beam’s opinion on evidence based medicine in the Boston Globe, July 8,2011.  I have been writing about the absurdity of evidence based medicine and  the premise that is a new and exciting way to practice medicine.  I especially enjoyed his comments on the current medical description…

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