Betsy Yung Shares Her Story: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (November 8, 2011)
"[In July 2010, Betsy] was given an AIDS diagnosis with 27 CD4 cells. … Hindsight being what it is, she realized that she had numerous warning signs over the previous few years... Shingles, thrush, UC and swollen glands. None of her doctors ever even suggested that she get tested. After all, she didn't fit the 'at risk' demographic at all."
I'll Take the Paradigm Shift. Can You Super Size It Please? A Blog Entry by Ed Perlmutter (September 8, 2011)
"Physicians, who in the twenty-first century live and die by a time clock and the next lurking appointment, simply don't have the time or the inclination to engage patients in discussions about HIV. And so instead, like the assuming internal medicine doctor, the overwhelming majority of clinicians assume that they too know who their patients are and what they should or should not want regarding their own health care."
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