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  • December 26, 2016
  • Personal Observations
Welcome To Sandra’s Blog Part 2

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog to follow how WipeDiseases Foundation steps into this gap… WipeDiseases Foundation Provides Real Solutions First, I created the WipeDiseases™ program to fill this gap of suboptimal care of patients with COPD. When I discovered the problem was much bigger than COPD, I founded the WipeDiseases Foundation, … Read more

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  • Clinical Life
Pop Quiz

Which of these do not exist? A. Anorexic Sumo wrestler B. Unicorn C. “Smoker’s Cough” D. Prince Charming E. All of the above Answer: E. Yes, all of the above. “Smoker’s cough” simply doesn’t exist. For Patients | Consult Your Doctor for Reason Behind the Cough • If your cough lasts for more than two … Read more

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  • December 19, 2016
  • Personal Observations
Welcome To Sandra’s Blog Part 1

Hi, I am Sandra Adams, MD, MS, a Professor of Medicine in the Pulmonary/Critical Care Division of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. But you can call me Sandra. I’m not hung up on the whole Doctor Adams thing. I believe that I earn respect by how I treat people … Read more

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  • Laughter Is The Best Medicine
Silly Questions

I was at the end of a very long, stressful, and exhausting overnight shift years ago. I was evaluating an 88-year-old woman with dementia. Her family brought her to the hospital due to her worsening confusion and poor appetite. After introducing myself, I asked her several questions to evaluate her thinking and overall health. Below … Read more

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