Dr Hans Duvefelt

Dr Hans Duvefelt

Dr Duvefelt, aka 'A Country Doctor', is a family doctor in the US.

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Today I saw my young adult patient with a distant history of Crohn’s disease and new, chronic abdominal pain. Amitriptyline…
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My patient has a bad back. Sometimes he gets a bout of sciatica. It usually gets better after a week of prednisone. Over a…
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In everyday clinical practice, we see mostly ordinary things. But our job description requires us to always at least…
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Today I saw a patient I have known for years. He suddenly pulled his mask down and said, “I’d like to know what you think I…
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Numbers ought to be obvious and straightforward in all walks of life, one would think. But there are many sets of numbers in…
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Last month, I saw a woman with a few weeks’ history of pain and swelling around her left ankle. She hadn’t injured it and…
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Left to my own devices, I would be selective about when and how much of a physical exam I do, either not at all or very…
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