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While you will be concentrating on either fixing the little things or else sending your patients off to those who can handle the big stuff, your job still entails quite a lot of power. Aside from working your medical magic, you also have the power to tell a patient their particular malady is not much to worry about, or to tell them it is something to worry about; you then also have the power to decide who it is they see next. A lot of specialists depend on your referrals.