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Doctors, Are You Listening to Your Patients? Communication From the Patient’s Perspective Part 4

7. Give me clear instructions. Use language I can understand. Give me my diagnosis; help me understand the treatment plan, and tell me the next steps. If I am receiving drugs known to be at high risk for errors, give … Continue reading

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Doctors, Are You Listening to Your Patients? Communication From the Patient’s Perspective Part 2

Here’s what doctors need to know – from your perspective, as a patient. Imagine what your health care would be like if all doctors read this article. 3. Tell me about the risks/options. Ask me to bring a family member … Continue reading

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Doctors, Are You Listening to Your Patients? Communication From the Patient’s Perspective Part 1

Here’s what doctors need to know – from your perspective, as a patient. Imagine what your healthcare would be like if all doctors read this article. Physician-patient communication is an integral part of clinical practice. Communication – both verbal and … Continue reading

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How to take charge of your healthcare

Hi, I am Kathleen Aston with Kathleen Aston International. At Kathleen Aston International we really work with individuals to help them bolster their confidence, their self esteem and courage so that they can take better care of themselves and their … Continue reading

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A patient safety tip: keeping track of medical history

Hi, my name is Christina Hawkins and I just want to tell you a little bit about what happened with my daughter and my mother. About 2 years ago my daughter was 1 and she had a pretty bad infection … Continue reading

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