doctor-patient relation


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Noun1.doctor-patient relation - the responsibility of a physician to act in the best interests of the patient
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
patient - a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
medical relation - the professional relation between a health care professional and a patient
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Dr Al Jalahma stressed the importance of establishing a good doctor-patient relation based on competence, mercy, respect for patient's dignity and confidentiality and awareness of cultural and religious differences.
Stoeckle's premise is that "medicine's task is patient care" and "in that work, nothing is more important than the doctor-patient relation.
He added that when Sereno allowed herself to be subjected to psychological evaluation as a requirement of the JBC for all applicants to judicial posts, she was not actually a patient and thus was not covered by the confidentiality rule on doctor-patient relations.
Observing doctor-patient relations, Andaya concludes, "Commentary on the importance of discipline as a means to optimize birth outcomes pervaded prenatal consultations" (p.
Change of any kind often evokes fears, and many patients feared the erosion of doctor-patient relations under state-run medicine.
Job stressors, burnout, difficult doctor-patient relations, commitment, and physician turnover intentions were assessed using the Physician Burnout Questionnaire (PBQ) (Moreno-Jimenez, et al.
In the malpractice context, this would entail adopting a no-fault compensation scheme, which is committed to strengthening collaborative doctor-patient relations, enhancing patient safety and systemic learning, while providing adequate compensation.
Both studies sought to examine the potential of interest-based mediation to advance economic benefits for the parties (in the reduction of costs and time to resolution) as well as noneconomic benefits in the form of enhanced patient safety, and healing impaired doctor-patient relations.
draws upon fieldwork in local clinics in the American Southwest, within the context of broader political and economic contexts of neoliberal healthcare in the United States, to investigate how this situation came to be and to consider the social and ethical implications for doctor-patient relations.
We're beginning a change in how doctor-patient relations are established and [considering] how paternalistic they have been, I think we'll see major changes in the future where they become less that way," said Elliot Sussman, M.
Aside from asymmetry, an additional factor complicates the moral psychology of doctor-patient relations, namely the fact that in our society the physician's social role is strongly institutionalized and subject to determinate legal regulations.
Drawing on his earlier work with Weed in Vermont, Melnick thought it was important for the licensing system to send a message about doctor-patient relations in its test.

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