Physician-patient relationships end for numerous reasons. The reality is often a mundane affair.

Objectives change. The patient’s care develops. Sometimes a change of scenery is necessary. Still – physicians are human, and humans are bound by limitations. We have a limited amount of time. We have limited resources. Limited patience. Some relationships can be salvaged. Some should. But sometimes the most professional course of action is to terminate the relationship. Knowing when to take such action can be healthful for a physician and his patient.

The article will help you make a sound judgement.