What doctors must never say to their patients

What doctors must never say to their patients

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It is hard for doctors to take back something bad that they have said, which is why they should be careful with the words that they use when talking to patients. A little restraint is what is needed from doctors to avoid conflict with their patients.
22 Jul 2017 - General
Actions do count. I have a lot of patients who come to my clinic after being seen in a government out-patient department. They would complain of long queues; doctors yelling at them why-you-come-only-now stuff; no vital signs or physical examinations done after asking the chief complaints, and saying “next” even though they’re still seated. Sometimes, if not most of the time, patients are not physically sick. They just want a doctor who smiles back, who listens to them even how trivial the probl...
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