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- The hard truth. // UNESCO Courier;Oct98, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p39
Provides information on a study published in the June 1998 issue of the `Journal of the American Medical Association' on how doctors manage their patients regarding patients' survival condition. Statistics on the results of the study; What influences patients' treatment decisions; Conclusion...
- `How Can I Keep From Becoming Emotionally Involved?'. SAVETT, LAURENCE A. // Creative Nursing;1998, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p3
Presents an essay dealing with physician-patient relationship. How good healthcare providers do their job; Case study of emotional involvement of a doctor with a man with multiple organ failure.
- At Wit's End. Sulmasy, Daniel P. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;May2001, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p335
Medical commentators on the play W;t by Margaret Edson, have tended to highlight the play's medical themes in the hope that this will help to improve the care of the dying. In this essay, the author argues that a close reading of the play suggests an alternative approach. This approach would...
- Providers need on-hand data to offset patients' misinformation. Frabotta, David // Managed Healthcare Executive;Feb2002, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p33
Determines the social healthcare responsibilities of physicians. Inclusion of health plans in medical care; Collaborative relationship of physician with patients; Implementation of Kaiser Permanente clinical information system.
- Families, Patients, and Physicians in Medical Decisionmaking: A Pakistani Perspective. Moazam, Farhat // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p28
Discusses the medical decision making concerning a patient's health care in Pakistan. Role of religion and the extended family on matters dealing with illnesses in families; Family structure in Pakistan; Religious beliefs and concepts of death.
- Know thy patient. Stout, Chris E. // Outcomes & Accountability Alert;Oct99, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p2
Focuses on the failure of clinicians to understand their patients. Concerns of managed care organizations about a clinician's abilities; Rationale for the preferred frequency of outpatient sessions.
- Consumer Health Information. Inlander, Charles B. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Oct99, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p2
Discusses the decline of consumer trust in the health care system that resulted from the failure of doctors to provide patients with written information about the medications or treatments they prescribe.
- Why I wouldn't give in to Rachel. Fisher, Katherine // Medical Economics;3/21/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p93
Relates how a physician dealt with a patient who demanded a prescription for antibiotics. History of the patient; Refusal to acknowledge request for referral; Threat of complaint to the Board of Medical Examiners.
- The Evaluation of Medical Symptoms by Patients and Doctors. Peay, Marilyn Y.; Peay, Edmund R. // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Feb98, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p57
This study investigates discrepancy and congruence between doctors and patients in their beliefs about the need for medical treatment. One hundred seventy-six outpatients and 337 university students rated each of a set of 35 symptoms on the urgency with which they would seek medical advice were...