Caring for the Country: Family Doctors in Small Rural Towns by Howard K. Rabinowitz

By Howard K. Rabinowitz

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-The foreword is written by means of Dr. Robert Taylor (Family medication; basics of family members Medicine)

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Was it something that the office did? Living in a small community, you try and please everybody, but unfortunately you can't. And every once in a while, someone's going to be upset with the way things were handled, even if it wasn't you, but your office. I have a huge practice. And, I'm president of our Preferred Provider Organization [PPO, a group of physicians that jointly contract with insurance companies], vice president of the Physician Hospital Organization [PHO, an organization of physicians and the hospital that jointly contracts with insurance companies], I'm on the hospital board, I'm on the Medical Staff Executive Committee.

As we went along, first there was one bit of information, then you search down another road, and then you pass things through different committees. We also called our congressman's office-you know Jack Murtha has been really great. From the time I came back here as a doctor, the congressman has been really helpful. " He then recounts two other examples of improving the community infrastructure. "We just happened to have an old petroleum pipeline, vintage World War II, that ran from Pittsburgh to Philly that wasn't used for oil anymore.

Devlin delivered her first child. He saw her in the ER at 11:00 PM last night with early labor pains, and after checking her, sent her home with an appointment to see her in the office today. She thinks that she had a "bloody show" early this morning, but her labor has not increased. The baby continues to be very active, perhaps a bit less. The Doppler ultrasound that he does in the office shows a strong heart rate of 144 beats per minutes, which is normal. Dr. Devlin tells her to "Call me when you're in full labor.

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