Understanding and Engaging the Hostile Patient

Kahn, Michael W.
December 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2007, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p1532
Academic Journal
The article presents a discussion on how to understand and treat hostile patients in the U.S. According to the author, during adverse and hostile situations physicians should have the flexibility and conducive behavior to relocate from his personal and initial reaction. He adds that doctors must be aware on how to identify and recognize on the different degree of emotional level as well as the feelings of the patient and adopt their different mood swings.


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