Commentary

Managing Your Practice

Terminating an employee

Make it clear, when necessary, that the decision has already been made, so arguing or pleading will change nothing.

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In search of an ear

For many people, the workplace serves as a therapeutic outlet where they can share their troubles. But this is not often the case for physicians...

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Speaking in code

How well do you think billing codes work?

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The fog may be lifting

It is becoming clear that management of concussion can be rather complex and must be individualized to each patient.

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The other side of activity

Most young children who have become accustomed to being amused by sedentary “activities” such as TV and video games retain their innate creativity...

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Timeout or not?

A well-done timeout is a harmless consequence and one that makes the most sense when the misbehavior is creating an unpleasant atmosphere.

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