Does telling bad news inevitably strain the physician-patient relationship? Do patients bond best with physicians who misinform them with optimism or allow them to misunderstand important aspects of their care? ... As patient satisfaction surveys begin
Of the respondents, 855 (30.7%, percentage adjusted for sampling strategy) reported having a physician source of opioids. ... This suggests that public health efforts to mitigate nonmedical opioid use that occurs outside the sphere of the
The very nature of our physician-patient relationship with its inherent trust determines our responsibilities and subsequent behaviors in the context of the vulnerability of illness. ... The sacrosanct physician-patient relationship contains its own
The legislation began after two residents complained that their physician wanted to dismiss them from the practice after they refused to discuss their gun ownership, reports the Miami Herald. ... State legislatures often try to dictate the physician
per day and our panel sizes to the point where many (including myself) feel that quality of care and the patient-physician relationship is compromised. ... to protect the personal aspects of the physician-patient relationship.
The physician-patient relationship is one of the most important interactions in life, with significant ethical obligations for physicians. ... ACP's stance attempts to bring reason to the issues and provide guidance to legislators considering regulating
Berenson said. He stressed that there should be a focus on the physician-patient relationship and physicians' ability to act in the best interest of their patients. ... I think what most physicians want more than anything is to retain autonomy over the
She laughs, finally convincing him that no ongoing physician-patient relationship whatsoever exists. ... stresses. As a practical matter, physicians should assume that any prior physician-patient relationship is incompatible with a subsequent sexual
Our Resident's Corner columnist, Joshua M. Liao, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member, discusses ways to maintain the physician-patient relationship in a world of increasing technology.
years, no patient here has gotten a decubitus ulcer,” he said) but crumbling infrastructure (“The roof leaks”). ... waste. “This would free physicians from a mountain of worry about how our patients' care will be reimbursed, and thus restore the