Physicians win our trust
- Take charge of your health. // Consumer Reports on Health;Nov93, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p117
Gives tips on how to become an assertive patient. Putting considerations in writing; Bringing a friend; Asking for time to talk during the visit; Thinking critically about tests; Expressing reservations.
- Why me, doctor? Davies, Tim // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/13/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7049, p96
Presents the author's reflections on patients' frequent question on why they got particular diseases. Author's various replies to the question; Author's own experience in asking why he developed discoid eczema.
- SSSS. Greenhalgh, Trisha // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/13/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7049, p119
Discusses the need to provide emergency medical care to patients in Great Britain who are staunch stoic and scarcely seen (SSSS) by doctors. Author's experience with a SSSS patient who died of intestinal obstruction; Behavior of SSSS patients.
- Awards may influence trauma claims. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;2/5/96, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p10
Reports on the effect of the potential benefit of trauma injuries on patient representation according to the January 1996 issue of the `American Journal of Psychiatry'.
- Reflections. Garvin, John M. // Patient Care;8/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p225
Provides information on how one doctor dealt with a patient negative attitude. Details on the patient's physical condition.
- Personal models of osteoarthritis and their relation to self-management activities and quality of... Hampson, Sarah E.; Glasgow, Russell E. // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Apr94, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p143
Examines the personal models of osteoarthritis (OA) of 61 patients over 60 years of age. Shared beliefs; Individual differences found on six personal-model constructs; Discussion of implications for the design of health-education materials and for patient-provider interactions.
- Hire a pro to survey your patients. Chesanow, Neil // Medical Economics;10/13/97, Vol. 74 Issue 20, p141
Focuses on the introduction of patient-satisfaction survey. Effects of high scores on doctors competing practices seeking contract with a health maintenance organization; Tips that will enable doctors to decide what methodology would work best in their practice; Comments from Jack M. Shapiro,...
- Understanding and differentiating clients' positive feelings in psychotherapy. Chance, Susan Ellis; Glickauf-Hughes, Cheryl // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Fall1995, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p514
Focuses on the positive feelings that patients experience in psychotherapeutic procedures. Critical diagnostic and treatment implications of the feelings; Three categories of the positive feelings; Review of literature on the therapeutic alliance, the positive transference, and the idealizing...
- An informed patient is more likely to be a satisfied patient. // Geriatrics;May94, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p60
Features an abstract of the article `Patients' desires and satisfaction in general medicine clinics,' by J.K. Joos, D.H. Hickam and L.M. Borders published in the `Public Health Report.'