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A February New York Times article, entitled "How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco's Life," related how Justine Sacco, a public relations executive, lost her job and nearly her career after a lapse of judgment on Twitter became a worldwide phenomenon.
Addiction is a difficult enemy. By definition, it consumes much of the victim’s waking thoughts. In the worst of times, literally every thought revolves around how to acquire more of the drug of choice.
Public health has recently been a hot topic with the controversies surrounding vaccine policies and opinions on vaccines. This certainly overlaps significantly with primary care, given that is where most patients receive their vaccines.
The goal of an advance directive is to protect patient autonomy. Patients can document the extent of medical care they would like to receive if circumstances render them unconscious or otherwise unable to express their wishes.