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Patients slow to adopt portals

accessibility or patient-centeredness, and then act cynical or walk away when patients do not snap it up with alacrity. . ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist
September 2020

'You are welcome'

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.
September 2020

Conversing about cancer at ASCO conference

Physician-patient communication has been tied to important outcomes, including quality of life, and a variety of strategies to improve communication exist. ... Image by iStock. Although there's a natural tendency to focus on the more clinical aspects of
September 2018

The youth code

And since he was generally such a motivated and great patient, it wasn't unreasonable for someone to give that a shot. ... push myself to think about the WHY of a patient's position instead of just my own agenda.
September 2020

Doctor, patient, friend: Blurring the boundaries

2. Discuss with patients the need to document doctor-patient communication in the medical record. ... Those same physicians might hesitate to have coffee or dinner with a patient.
September 2020

The danger of assuming

For example, when a patient claims diarrhea, we should not start ordering tests without further characterizing the symptoms. ... While it takes precious time, we have a responsibility to understand what is bothering the patient.
September 2020

Some type of way

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?...
September 2020

Why doctors interrupt

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.
September 2020

A death well spent

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
September 2020

Patients as partners

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.
September 2020

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