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Imaginative Physician Energizes Patient By Singing Outside the Box

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Feb 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

OK, I know it's a little corny, and indeed, this story concerns a rural doctor , but thanks to  KevinMD , we have been reminded that there are physicians who will go to any lengths to help their patients.  Aware of how badly her elderly patient needed to be brought out of his delerium following hip surgery, this physician, discerning from the patient's age that he might have enjoyed big band music, assembled some members of the hospital's staff as back up, and began singing hits from the Big Band Era to him.  It worked.

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Andrew J. Barovick

Mr. Barovick is a graduate of Columbia College and Cardozo School of Law. He began his legal career at the Queens District Attorney’s Office, where he tried over 20 felonies to verdict, and argued an equal number of appeals before the Appellate Division, Second Department, the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


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