- "Oh, by the way, Doctor....". Morgan, William // ACA News (American Chiropractic Association);Nov2013, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p26
The article focuses on strategies for doctors of chiropractic to obtain valuable information without sacrificing their schedules. Several techniques are presented to easily obtain crucial information from patients, which includes arranging a call to the patient's telephone number, scheduling...
- Physician neutrality and patient autonomy in advance directive decisions. Peppin, John F. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Summer95, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p13
Discusses the concepts of physician neutrality and patient autonomy. Ageism in the health care setting; Advocacy of advance directives; Quality of life standards; Concept of futility.
- EXPLAINING TO THE PATIENT. Ernstene, A. Carlton // Annals of Internal Medicine;Apr65, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p852
Focuses on the importance of an observant physician's increased insight into human nature and intuitive awareness of the needs of the patient. Physician's lack of sympathetic interest in patients; Advantages of scientific diagnosis and treatment.
- Patients Are More Satisfied With Doctors of Opposite Sex. // Nursing Economic$;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p79
Focuses on the view of the patients on the treatment of opposite sex doctors in California. Satisfaction in the treatment of the physician; Differences of the treatment; Treatment strategy of the doctors.
- The importance of touch. Ramamurthi, B. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);09/27/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7111, p800
Recounts an incident in India which highlighted the importance of a doctor's touch when examining patients. Background on the patient; Faith of Indian patients in a doctor's healing touch.
- ALEEN helps doctors remember key points of discussion. // Healthcare Risk Management;Sep2013, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p99
The article offers information on how physicians should communicate with patients or family during an adverse event which includes anticipation, listening, empathizing, explaining and negotiating (ALEEN).
- Getting the Most from a 20-Minute Visit. Beckman, Howard; Markakis, Kathryn; Suchman, Anthony; Frankel, Richard // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1994, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p662
Focuses on several clinical skills needed to enhance interactions between doctors and patients. Importance of active listening; Advantage of soliciting patient's attribution about the problem; Impact of encouragement and empathy on patient satisfaction and confidence in the physician.
- Communication is good medicine. Nash, Beth // Consumer Reports;Feb2009, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p13
The author reflects on the positive effect of communication in medicine. She talks about how she felt better when her doctor listened carefully to her and took her seriously. She suggests that doctor-patient communication can help avoid unnecessary lab tests and specialist care and relates a...
- Reflections on the care of the patient. Tattersall, Robert // Diabetes Digest;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p188
The author discusses the significance of holistic care and listening on the management of people with diabetes. The author states that the holistic care of patient seems to have been deteriorated, and the diabetes treatment is becoming mechanistic. He mentions that Francis Peabody gave emphasis...