Jeffrey M. Levine MD | Geriatric Specialist | Wound Care | Pressure Ulcers - News on Dr. Levine's medical and consulting practice, and reflections on our healthcare system.

Archive for May, 2012

City Rhythms

One of the things I love most about New York City is the pulsating energy of its street life. The cars, taxis, and subways move to an energized beat as they traverse the bridges and tunnels that form the arteries that connect the City to itself and surrounding Boroughs. From day to day, week to week, the rhythm might slow down a bit on weekends …Read More

My Patient With The Tattoo

Mr. W. was brought to my office in a wheelchair by one of his daughters for a problem with his leg.  In his late eighties and ravaged by age, his skin was pale and swollen from anemia and congestive heart failure, and a gray beard was draped over his chest.  While helping him onto the examining table, his sleeve pulled up and I got a glimpse of the …Read More