Digital medicine: Returning to radical medical practice

The era of digital medicine has largely passed us by, leaving us firmly entrenched in the era of digital medicine.

Yes, I composed that sentence properly; I meant what I wrote.

In the first instance, I used the word digital in reference to its radical or root meaning, “of or pertaining to the digits”—in other words, the phalanges or fingers. In the second instance—well, more about that in a moment. more»

Interested readers can examine my thoughts on this issue in my latest Musings blog post newly published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

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One comment on “Digital medicine: Returning to radical medical practice

  1. Dave says:

    I’m glad to say I have a PCP who palpates my abdomen, checks my pulse, examines my ankles for edema and generally seems hands-on.

    Having taken my cat for his annual check-up I saw that veterinary medicine is still digital.

    I Ilke your thoughts on this, but then I’m too old to keep up with modern medicine.

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