The end-result is an episodic approach to care that is entirely dependent on the patient paying for an encounter. ... I can hear about early symptoms of asthma, not waiting for the patient to come in with a full-blown attack.
And the patient wonders, when she sees those notes herself, why it doesn't sound like her at all. ... His research interests include doctor-patient communication, bioethics, and systematic reviews. He is also a poet, journalist and translator in Yiddish
A big, big difference. The first patient was a guy who is pretty far along in the treatment of his cancer. ... It makes me feel like angels were around me.”. The third patient was a younger woman who was recently diagnosed with a very serious cancer.
There's never going to be a happy way to break bad news. But, as a recent column in the New York Times points out, physicians' efforts to p...
Empathy in Patient Care: Antecedents, Development, Measurement, and Outcomes.” An empirical study by Dr. ... language as important as verbal communication in physician-patient relationships,” and “Because people are different, it is almost
We talked to the patient and told them it wouldn't really interfere with the surgery.”. ... Pho said. A lot of Twitter communication occurs among bloggers, noted Robert J.
Generally, the approach to the topic will need to be tailored to each specific patient. ... Find something that your patient is good at, or a defining personality trait,” Dr.
One of them is called syphilis. Have you heard of that?” she said to the mock patient. ... In some cases, it will turn out that the patient was just uncomfortable, not withholding information.
Those are the people that spend the most time with the patient,” he said. ... Dr. Ogedegbe agreed. “Activate the patient in their own care. Be emotively supportive.
Culturally sensitive, peer-to-peer communication plays a large role in the program's success, Dr. ... Peers have unique lifestyle knowledge that I don't have.”. But communication is just 1 part of a program, as Dr.