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xoxoxoBruce 12-26-2016 02:12 PM

Girly Doctors More Better
 
You’re less likely to die if your Doctor is female, according to a new study from Harvard.

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Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health looked at 1.5 million elderly Medicare patient hospitalizations between 2011 and 2014, focusing on 30-day death and hospital-readmission rates. During the study period, patients who were treated by female internists had slightly lower mortality rates (11.07 percent, as opposed to 11.49 percent) and lower readmission rates (15.02 percent, compared to 15.57 percent) than those treated by male internists.
Well that's my category of patient and if I were hospitalized I would have more incentive to survive with a female Doctor.
If Ortho came to take care of me I would be immoral immortal. :yesnod:

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In the study, which was published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers noted that, though the differences in patient mortality rates between male and female doctors may be “modest,” the findings mean that approximately “32 000 fewer patients would die if male physicians could achieve the same outcomes as female physicians” each year.
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captainhook455 12-26-2016 10:20 PM

I have seen many doctors since June. Two different blonde doctors remain in my memory. I don't remember what they said, but I remember what they look like.

tarheel

classicman 12-28-2016 11:47 AM

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Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce (Post 977431)
You’re less likely to die if your Doctor is female

I'm not buying whatever immortality you are selling. We are all gonna die no matter what. :p:

footfootfoot 12-28-2016 05:43 PM

As I told my sister, the male docs are all, "Rub some dirt on it Nancy." and their patients' tombstones read, "See, I told you I was sick."

Pico and ME 12-28-2016 09:11 PM

I prefer women doctors, with one exception, they were awesome. Male docs are usually less insightful.

classicman 12-29-2016 05:28 PM

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Originally Posted by Pico and ME (Post 977747)
I prefer women doctors,

Me too. ;)

orthodoc 01-07-2017 09:58 AM

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Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce (Post 977431)
If Ortho came to take care of me I would be immoral immortal. :yesnod:

I'll have to be sure to use my superpowers only for good. ;)


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