doctor-patient relation

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Stoeckle's premise is that "medicine's task is patient care" and "in that work, nothing is more important than the doctor-patient relation.
When you combine our world class facilities with the natural Argentine warmth in doctor-patient relations, we create an atmosphere that treats patients with human dignity and respect and not as an insurance case number.
com offers the same comprehensive coverage of practice management, personal finance, doctor-patient relations, and doctors' family lives that have been the hallmarks of Medical Economics(R) magazine for the past 75 years," says editor Jeff Forster.
For more information on the tools that Avvo provides for patients, physicians and hospital leaders to put doctor-patient relations at center stage in today's often confusing healthcare environment, please visit www.
Aimed at restoring the traditional doctor-patient relations that would allow planning quality medical care based on patient needs, not insurance company arbitrary mandates, the bill could be considered by the full House as early as next month.
a noted author and expert in doctor-patient relations and caregiver stress.
An important theme in these early articles is the impact of commercialization and consumerism on professions and doctor-patient relations.
Pantilat has championed palliative care, which aims to restore realism to doctor-patient relations and relieve suffering.
48) Only by displacing the current torts system in its entirety will it be possible to escape the shadow of malpractice law and to transform doctor-patient relations in a meaningful manner.
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.
Doctor-patient relations were changing before 1948, while major developments in drug therapy occurred at around the time the service came on line rather than because of its introduction.
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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