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One in three GPs have offended patients by talking about their weight


Do you remember lieutenant Colombo series ? He always talked about his wife (she was never seen in the series)to justify some bad arguments with the suspect of a crime. Well I use the same. I say that I was very fat and had to lose weight for my knee. Or that my wife had to start a diet without fats because her cholesterol, and so on. This start immediately a stream of empathy with the patient. It works perfectly in Italy, Spain, Ireland and Angola.... and I imagine it would work in the UK too...

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24 Feb 2017

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