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October 1, 2009

Loving Pediatric Medicine – the anti-rant recap

Filed under: Office,pediatrics,positive medicine — momwithastethoscope @ 7:03 am
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Here’s a rundown of reasons to love pediatrics:
Reason Number 1: Pediatrics is about prevention.
Reason Number 2: Tickling toddler toes.
Reason Number 3: Making a connection with patient & parent

Reason Number 4: Shopping my brain for tailored advice for patients.
Reason Number 5: New Stuff
Reason Number 6: Being anti-pain
Reason Number 7: Medicine in the age of the internet.
Reason Number 8:  Cultural diversity in my practice.
Reason Number 9: Research and information gathering.
Reason Number 10:  Toys.
Reason Number 11: Loyal adolescent male patients.
Reason Number 12:  Twins.
Reason Number 13:  My partners.
Reason Number 14:  Books for patients and parents
Reason Number 15: Books 2: Books for doctors by doctors
Reason Number 16:  A-Ha! Moments
Reason Number 17:  Kid’s Hair
Reason Number 18:  Pediatrics is a specialty
Reason Number 19:  Making a specialty within pediatrics
Reason Number 20:  Concierge medicine @ home
Reason Number 21:  Foreign bodies

Reason Number 22: Tricks of the trade

Reason Number 23:  My community

Reason Number 24:  New Parents

Reason Number 25:  Follow-up Phone Calls

Reason Number 26:  Intuition

Reason Number 27:  Patience

Reason Number 28:  Rashes

Reason Number 29:  Life out of the office

Reason Number 30:  Spouse support

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