Sunday, August 28, 2005

The Great Divides in Medical Practice

Today, my father-in-law and I put up a fence.  It's a solar-powered electric fence, that divides our paddock in two.  Why?  Because it is time for Champie to be weaned.  

After we put up the fence, we tested it.  135 volts.  Champie can be a bit insouciant, as the picture shows, but I think 135 volts might get his attention.  He won't like being separated from his mother, but sometimes you just have to do these unpleasant things.  

This turns out to be an analogy that we can use to understand some of the Great Divides that occur in the course of medical practice.  Continue reading here.

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