January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2244
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A definition of the term "trust" is presented. It refers to the relations between health care providers and patients. It includes reliance by both parties on the integrity and sincerity of each other, and the patient's confidence in the ability and good will of the care provider. It is essential in the relationship between patients and health care providers.


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