Lessons from an OB-GYN Practice: Facing Patient Fears Head On Advances in Women's Health

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Guest: Dr. Patricia M. Boatwright, MD


Ob-gyn Dr. Patricia Boatwright once cared for a patient who told her the following philosophy: "If it doesn't bother you, don't bother it." Sadly, this is far from the only isolated event in which healthcare professionals hear this or a similar mantra from their patients. To help us better manage this all-too-common occurrence, Dr. Boatwright walks us through this particular patient case and how she encourages her patients to listen to their bodies rather than their peers.

Guest: Dr. Patricia M. Boatwright, MD


Ob-gyn Dr. Patricia Boatwright once cared for a patient who told her the following philosophy: "If it doesn't bother you, don't bother it." Sadly, this is far from the only isolated event in which healthcare professionals hear this or a similar mantra from their patients. To help us better manage this all-too-common occurrence, Dr. Boatwright walks us through this particular patient case and how she encourages her patients to listen to their bodies rather than their peers.

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