Stop saying “First, do no harm”

Stop saying “first, do no harm”. Seriously, just stop. A moment’s reflection will reveal how inane and unhelpful the phrase is. Might doctors forget and start harming their patients if we don’t regularly remind them not to? However, more than inane, “first, do no harm” paints an unrealistic picture of medicine that actually causes immense … Continue reading Stop saying “First, do no harm”