of life (. 4 4. Anderson WG, Kools S, Lyndon A.Dancing around death: hospitalist-patient communication about serious illness. ... 4. Anderson WG, Kools S, Lyndon A.Dancing around death: hospitalist-patient communication about serious illness.
and 13% in other locations, including one patient who discovered the diagnosis by reading a radiology report. ... diagnosis in an impersonal manner suggests too many physicians are either unaware of or not practicing good communication skills,” they
In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer. ... If the patient has any particular impediments to understanding, it's even more crucial to have a second listener, he added.
The survey results suggest that many physicians do not completely support the charter requirements related to communication with patients. ... complexities of patient physician communication in everyday practice,” they wrote.
She is now course director for the clinical skills curriculum, which is required coursework for first- and second-year medical students on doctor-patient communication and physical examination skills, and the ... I hold my group responsible for holding
physician-patient communication (2 studies, no improvement). Among those studies that addressed health care utilization, such as ICU length of stay and potentially nonbeneficial life-sustaining aggressive treatment, 73% found statistically
For example, implicit bias was found to be one of many factors leading to poor clinician-patient communication, a key cause of perceived discrimination. ... Currently, C-STAHR's patient empowerment and communication tool is being implemented at 3
But the lack of discussion about alcohol consumption overall—only 16% of adults in the United States have discussed alcohol consumption with a health professional—confounds patient communication. ... The authors wrote, “Interventions such as
They include. Start with clear, detailed communication as soon as you hire a hospitalist. ... Make sure patient communication is handled well.Ms. Knapp suggested running role plays with new or communication-challenged hospitalists to teach patient
A: The hospital discharge process should connect a patient to an ongoing source of care. ... Patients are pretty good at knowing [what they can handle]. Q: Why hasn't this topic become standard in physician-patient communication?