Don’t Be a Cartoon Medical Doctor

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As patients, we get it. You went to medical school, served a residency, became a doctor and have helped thou­sands of patients. But drawing may not be one of your note­worthy achieve­­ments. Stick to your strengths. Your doodles are fine for conveying ideas to colleagues. However, we must draw the line for patients.

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Sketches may have been required during medical school. When lives are at stake, cartoons do not quite pass the standard of professionalism. For patients to make informed decisions about treatment, they need a clear presenta­tion. Choose anatomically-correct products that accurately convey the intended purpose.

Some doctors learn to draw well and are able thereby able to improve patient communi­ca­tion. I applaud those who have the time and requisite skill.

ClinicalPosters supplies approp­riate­ visual aids to medical profes­sionals. This includes anatomy posters, anatomical models, brochures and flip charts. If you commonly perform a specific procedure, consider having custom artwork prepared. Personalize patient exam-room experiences by shopping for products within your medical category today.

To support the writing of useful articles about this topic, ClinicalPosters sells human anatomy posters, scientific posters and other products online. Slide extra posters into DeuPair Frames without removing from the wall or leave an encouraging comment to keep the work going. Stay safe and A Bit More Healthy.

Kevin Williams is a health advocate and writer of hundreds of articles for multiple web­sites, including: A Bit More Healthy, KevinMD (WebMD), and Sue’s Nutrition Buzz. He is a prior 15-year con­sul­tant for Neutrogena Research and Scientific Affairs.

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