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Doctor/patient communication could use a boost

Doctor/patient communication could use a boost. In a surprising report from the Archives of Internal Medicine, we learn that most hospitalized patients (82%) could not accurately name the physician responsible ... The trend to get patients out of the
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Interns skipping the niceties of patient communication

QD: News Every Day--Interns skipping the niceties of patient communication. First-year interns rarely do the little courtesies that could establish a rapport with patients, such as introducing themselves, and ... Simple steps to improve interns’
July 2019

Information plus documentation a must for informed consent

In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer. ... It's a process, a process of sitting down with the patient and family,” he said.
January 2012

Knife dancing

aiding the patient in their convalescence.• Hewing to principles of safety and organizational efficiency, while being unafraid to venture out of the box when changed situations demand it. ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication,
July 2019

No predictions

A patient asks me if she should take an aspirin to prevent heart disease. ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish and English.
July 2019

What do patients want?

Good communication was important to 95% of respondents, as opposed to certification (91%). ... Not to state the obvious, but it's important when the body that certifies physicians says their raison d'etre is second place to patient communication.
July 2019

Stigma

I tell myself: Speak in tones that aren't patronizing and sorrowful or as if you're irrevocably broken. Then coach yourself away from the fe...
July 2019

Listen

And, yes, stopping the medication in these circumstances fixed the problems the patient was having. ... My patient really did want to control his diabetes, but was very much prevented from doing so by his inability to swallow large pills.
July 2019

Listen more

3. When you examine a patient, you examine a person. This was my favorite reason. ... The first, and more important, is learning the patient's story by listening.
July 2019

Painfully aware

She didn't look well. No one "looks well" sitting in an crowded ER, but she really didn't look good. At first glance from across the room I ...
July 2019

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