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ACP Internist

A patient, usually elderly, is admitted to hospital with an acute medical illness. ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish and English.
October 2020

Information plus documentation a must for informed consent

In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer. ... If the patient has any particular impediments to understanding, it's even more crucial to have a second listener, he added.
January 2012

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
October 2020

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’
October 2020

Knife dancing

Discharging as soon as medically possible, while aiding the patient in their convalescence. • ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish
October 2020

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...
October 2020

Listen

And, yes, stopping the medication in these circumstances fixed the problems the patient was having. ... I recently had a diabetic patient come to me embarrassed with his poor control.
October 2020

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.
October 2020

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 ...
October 2020

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.
October 2020

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