If doctors communicate poorly with my patient, they will be less likely to get well, and will hence be more likely to need their services. ... Killing time. One of the most remarkable differences in my new practice is the amount of time I can give each
The three-year, $3.75 million initiative's objective is to identify and ultimately spread collaborative self-management practices that prove effective in boosting physician-patient communication about goal setting, information ... t think of as a
Patient 2: Self-pay (have high-deductible insurance and a health savings account). ... Patient 4: Commercial insurance. Age: 40s. Significant head injury without loss of consciousness.
When I saw you on rounds today you were quiet. Your eyes looked in my direction but were otherwise vacant. This was a change. Me: “You okay?...
One of the findings led me to discuss the patient's case with a cardiologist. ... In more abstract terms interruption is a communication strategy that reinforces physician dominance in the hierarchy of the patient-physician relationship.
His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish and English.
considerations: efficacy, insurance, and patient communication. ... The FDA recently approved a new vaccine against herpes zoster, which brings with it considerations for internists about efficacy, insurance, and patient communication.
Yet I believe he still has something to teach the 21st century on the topic of patient participation. ... today's patient as consumer and active participant in the doctor-patient relationship.
Medications such as nicotine patches, Zyban, Chantix, anti-anxiety agents and antidepressants are more often than not either ineffective or result in intolerable side effects in this type of patient. ... What is remarkable about the patient I am caring
study, the details of which may not be very important to the patient. ... Talking to that patient about individual health risks, and reiterating the reasons for the original advice, is crucial, he said.