“I hope we can continue to improve ERAS, but it’s already a significant advance,” says one urologist.
“Our time with patients is very truncated. EMRs actually get in the way of good care. They consume huge amounts of time," says one urologist.
“I don’t expect appreciation... But I believe patients do appreciate what we do, and it’s nice to receive thanks," says one urologist.
“Florida, specifically South Florida, is a very tough place to practice. There’s a fairly prominent infiltration of Medicare HMOs with a lot of obstruction to doing anything for the patient that’s necessary," says one urologist.
“I think the main thing is being able to empathize with your patients—simply because a lot of these patients become patients we end up having a pretty long relationship with," says one urologist.
"There isn’t any problem as long as it’s done in the context of caring," says one urologist.
“Unless there’s a contraindication, they have to try medications. ‘I don’t feel like taking it’ is not failing a medication,” says one urologist.
“If the PRECISION study results hold up in future research, any time you can avoid an invasive procedure with risks, obviously that’s good for patients,” says one urologist.
"Personally, I’ve tried to use a lot more NSAIDs and over-the-counter pain medications but there are times where I give very short-course Percocet or Norco to cover a patient for surgery," says one urologist.
"One thing I would like to see some guidance on is what to do about patients who use marijuana recreationally," says one urologist.