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Asking patients this one question can lead to better outcomes.
Analyzing and eliminating physical and procedural barriers to immunization allowed this practice to improve its performance.
Immunizations can help prevent disease breakouts but require being mindful of patient concerns and misconceptions.
Communicating with patients in a way they understand will lead to better outcomes and avoid mistakes and uncertainty.
A simple mnemonic will help you focus on your patients' communication style.
This important self-management support strategy can produce quality outcomes for your patients and your practice.
Sometimes the best way to solve our patients' medical problems is to make sure they're taking their medicine.
Before you can help a "difficult" patient, you may need to change how you view that person.
This simple interviewing technique is designed to stimulate patients' desire to change and give them the confidence to do so.
How you communicate with your patients can enhance – or inhibit – their ability to manage their chronic illnesses.