ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Patient relations

Nov-Dec 2006 Issue
Fixing Patients vs. Fixing Bicycles [The Last Word]

“If X then Y” rarely works when you're dealing with patients.


Oct 2006 Issue
Comfort Always [The Last Word]

Our most important role as a physician is being a comforter to the sick.


Sep 2006 Issue
Improving Communication With Older Patients: Tips From the Literature [Feature]

Poor communication with this vulnerable and growing population can undermine your efforts to provide good patient care.


Jun 2006 Issue
Dressed to Ill [The Last Word]

If a shirt and tie are too formal and jeans and a T-shirt are too casual, what's a doctor to do?


Apr 2006 Issue
Turning Frustration Into Fulfillment [The Last Word]

When we invite our patients to be part of the solution, even difficult encounters can become rewarding.


Mar 2006 Issue
EHRs in the Exam Room: Tips on Patient-Centered Care [Feature]

With a thoughtful approach, you can maintain your focus on the patient.


Mar 2006 Issue
Disabled ... or Otherwise Enabled? [Editorial]

Family physicians have become the arbiters of disability, and it's a tough job. There may be some instances in which we disadvantage our patients by categorizing them as disabled.


Feb 2006 Issue
Doctorhood and Motherhood [The Last Word]

Medicine and parenting possess many similarities, but they differ in at least one significant way.


Jan 2006 Issue
The Firing Squad [The Last Word]

Breaking up is hard to do, even with difficult patients.


Oct 2005 Issue
A Must-Do List for the Departing Physician [Feature]

From tail coverage to giving notice, here’s how to prepare yourself, your partners and your patients for your departure.


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