COPING WITH RACISM IN A PATIENT
- We need to get better at `customer service'. Anderson, Eric // Medical Economics;04/12/99, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p275
Focuses on the need for doctors to treat patients with genuine hospitality. Similarities of a typical medical practice and a typical automobile dealership; Examination of how successful businesses survive; Goal of earning the long-term loyalties of patients.
- Talking With Your Doctor. // Scholastic Choices;Feb/Mar2008, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p24
The article offers tips on how to maximize your time when visiting a doctor for a medical checkup. INSET: Listening to Teens: A Doctor's Viewpoint.
- You don't really know me... Selby, Mary // GP: General Practitioner;8/4/2003, p64
The author, a physician, comments on how physicians' patients form opinions on more than their professional abilityâ€”they feel they know these physicians. An old gentleman once told the author that given the way she usually moves around very sloppily, it had been a surprise to see she had...
- Secrets and magic. Senior, Tim // British Journal of General Practice;Feb2014, Vol. 64 Issue 619, p100
In this article the author talks about the relationship betweeen doctors and patients.
- The art of medicine: Having faith in the seeds we plant. Maurer, Brian T. // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Apr2011, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p71
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of planting a seed of faith in treating an 8-year-old dysmorphic girl.
- A valuable time to reflect. Dennis, Sharon // Nursing Standard;10/1/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p1
The author comments on the treatment of black and minority ethnic (BME) patients in Great Britain by nurses and on the response of patients to BME medical personnel. She reflects on her own experiences of racist insults and on "Nursing Standard" magazine's survey on nurses' experiences of caring...
- The "Good Person" Sign. Dempsey, Timothy M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;8/25/2015, Vol. 314 Issue 8, p773
A personal narrative is presented that discusses the author's experience as a hospital physician who developed detachment from his patients in response to deaths among favorite patients, noting the folk wisdom that patients who are good people are likely to die.
- I saw Satan fall like lightning. Farrell, Liam // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/08/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7240, p1017
Narrates a story of a general practitioner with a patient who had collapsed in the carpark after church. Comment on the bystandanders at the carpark; Reaction of the patient to cardiac pulmonary resuscitation; Message given by a ghostly Roman slave before the patient died.
- Does your staff display contempt for your patients? Denning, Jeffrey J. // Ophthalmology Times;10/01/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p57
Focuses on the importance of a good patient-physician relations in medical practice. Impact of having a patient-centered attitude; Basic interpersonal attitudes of physicians and patients.