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  • disclosure
  • Subjects' understanding of medical confidentiality, beliefs about the handling of confidential information and concerns influencing disclosure of information to doctors. (bmj.com)
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  • Patients seeing residents, compared to those seeing faculty, were more likely to agree that the computer adversely affected the amount of time the physician spent talking to (34% vs 15%, P = 0.01), looking at (45% vs 24%, P = 0.02), and examining them (32% vs 13%, P = 0.009). (springer.com)
  • practice
  • Patients share a basic understanding of confidentiality as protection of information, but some might have expectations that are likely not met by current practice nor anticipated by doctors. (bmj.com)
  • AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim is to offer a critical analysis of what the word 'spirituality' may mean when used in the Patients' Charter and to explore the implications of this for clinical practice. (bu.edu)
  • METHODS: We conducted a focus group study in a sample of family physicians with varied practice locations and varying expertise in palliative care. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Concerns
  • Interventions that increase provider awareness about symptomatic concerns and competing demands may improve chronic disease management in these vulnerable patients. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Methods
  • Methods: We conducted a pilot randomized trial in a convenience sample of adults with no previous history of cardiovascular disease to test the effectiveness of an individually-tailored, computerized decision aid about CHD prevention against a risk factor list that patients could present to their doctor. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: A standardised ten-point VAS measured postsurgical pain level among patients (n = 60) undergoing laparotomy via Pfannenstiel incision. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Conclusion
  • Whenever post-surgical patients provided different VAS scores for pain level to RNs and MDs, the higher pain reading was always reported to the MD. CONCLUSION: This study identified important variances in subjective pain reporting by patients that appeared to be influenced by who sampled the data. (biomedsearch.com)
  • surgery
  • She consulted Dr. Leo Eloesser (1881-1976), who was a highly respected professor of surgery at Stanford and a pioneer of thoracic and orthopedic surgery at San Francisco General Hospital. (buffalo.edu)
  • medical
  • A physician shall be dedicated to providing competent medical care, with compassion and respect for human dignity and rights. (cpmission.com)
  • A physician shall continue to study, apply, and advance scientific knowledge, maintain a commitment to medical education, make relevant information available to patients, colleagues, and the public, obtain consultation, and use the talents of other health professionals when indicated. (cpmission.com)
  • A physician shall support access to medical care for all people. (cpmission.com)
  • On your first visit to the Palm Beach Neurological Center, your doctor will review your medical background with special attention to present problems. (palmbeachneurological.com)
  • The doctor will review any medical reports, x-rays and medications you provide. (palmbeachneurological.com)
  • The medical care of these patients raises difficult medical and ethical problems. (who.int)
  • The patient may be under police custody or being sought by their criminal patron which may result in imposed interrogations and risky medical procedures. (who.int)
  • The need to reinvigorate medical confidentiality protections is recognised as an important objective in building patient trust necessary for successful health outcomes. (bmj.com)
  • Little is known about patient understanding and expectations from medical confidentiality. (bmj.com)
  • To identify and describe patient views of medical confidentiality and to assess provisionally the range of these views. (bmj.com)
  • Doctors should recognise that patients might have their own medical confidentiality models. (bmj.com)
  • Research conducted in several countries, including England, Australia, Canada, and the USA demonstrates the importance of medical confidentiality to patients. (bmj.com)
  • 15 However there are reasons to suggest that additional effort might be required to communicate effectively with patients about medical confidentiality. (bmj.com)
  • The base of any relation between patients and physician is patients' needs for medical services. (bmj.com)
  • By providing the most needed medical services, the control of patients' diseases could be improved. (bmj.com)
  • Beginning Monday, readers of the Reporter web page (hudsonreporter.com) will be able to read a daily blog of medical advice from Hoboken resident Dr. Jonathan M. Metsch. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • This blog's goal is to introduce new concepts such as evidence based medicine, the value of electronic medical records, preparing for a doctor's appointment using helpful web sites, implications of in and out of 'network' care, hospital 'report cards,' reference pricing, value-based insurance, selecting a physician, and hospitalists. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • Dr. Metsch was president and CEO of LibertyHealth/Jersey City Medical Center from 1989-2006, a commissioner of the Hoboken Municipal Hospital Authority, and a member of the team that "privatized" the city-owned hospital that became Hoboken University Medical Center. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • Findings
  • Findings suggest, for example, that patients who believe that their privacy will be respected are more likely to seek treatment, discuss problems openly, and return for follow up care. (bmj.com)
  • competence
  • A physician shall uphold the standards of professionalism, be honest in all professional interactions, and strive to report physicians deficient in character or competence, or engaging in fraud or deception, to appropriate entities. (cpmission.com)
  • Patients frequently undergo psychiatric evaluation in their second language, yet competence in a second language varies depending on the phase of illness. (biomedsearch.com)
  • diagnostic
  • Physicians , researchers and patient advocates promote different names and diagnostic criteria, while evidence for proposed causes and treatments is often contradictory or of low quality. (wikipedia.org)
  • involvement
  • Background: Low utilization of effective CHD prevention strategies may be due to many factors, but chief among them is the lack of patient involvement in prevention decisions. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • study
  • The purpose of this study is to determine whether providing patients with information about their global coronary heart disease (CHD) risk and effective risk-reducing strategies allows them to make appropriate decisions about heart disease prevention. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We undertook this study to test the effectiveness of an individually-tailored, computerized decision aid about CHD on patients' discussions with their doctor and their plans for CHD prevention. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • All study patients received the same patient-controlled analgesia and uniform post-operative orders were used. (biomedsearch.com)
  • When you express interest in a specific study, the information from your profile will be sent to the doctor conducting that study. (yale.edu)
  • If you select a health category rather than a specific study, doctors who have active studies in that area may contact you to ask if you would like to participate. (yale.edu)
  • prevention
  • Based in Chicago, the not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization is designed to establish sustainable programs of outreach, prevention and patient education at multiple locations throughout the disparate areas of the United States and throughout the world. (thepublicityagency.com)
  • The impact of a decision aid about heart disease prevention on patients' discussions with their doctor and their plans for prevention: a pilot randomized trial. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • subjective
  • It is being stressed by the author that there is a positive relation between religiosity and both mental and subjective well-being, and a negative association between religiosity and psychopathology. (bu.edu)
  • likely
  • Patients were more likely than providers to prioritize symptomatic conditions such as pain, depression, and breathing problems. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Academic
  • Dr. Cockerham has published numerous peer-reviewed papers in academic journals and is author or editor of fourteen books. (ecampus.com)
  • This academic year Dr. Metsch is teaching at the MPA/ MPH programs at Rutgers, the Baruch MBA Program in Health Care Administration, and the MPH program at Mount Sinai. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • Evaluation
  • Evaluation of bilingual patients should ideally be done in both their languages, preferably by a bilingual clinician or by a monolingual clinician with the help of an interpreter trained in mental health issues. (biomedsearch.com)
  • important
  • Religion and spirituality play important roles in the lives of millions of Indians and therefore, Indian physicians need to respectfully acknowledge religious issues and address the spiritual needs of their patients. (bu.edu)
  • Dr. Metsch stresses that "It is important to become a partner with your doctor in managing your health care. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • Medicine
  • Religion, spirituality, health and medicine: why should Indian physicians care? (bu.edu)
  • Dr. Snow, in her introduction, explains that, 'Most writers portray anaesthesia as a natural and inevitable phenomenon of "modern" medicine which enjoyed an immediate and sustained take-up and developed uniformly. (history.ac.uk)
  • But Dr. Snow, 'putting anaesthesia under a wider historical lens', has turned her gaze onto the 'complex patterns of innovation, reversals, debate, and geographical difference by which anaesthesia became established in British medicine', and as a result feels that the doubts persisted for up to twenty years. (history.ac.uk)
  • Currently Dr. Metsch is an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration, and Rutgers School of Public Health, and clinical professor, Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. (hudsonreporter.com)
  • spirituality
  • BACKGROUND: This paper explores the concept of 'spirituality' with reference to the Patients' Charter that stipulates that a person's religious, spiritual and cultural needs should be respected at all times. (bu.edu)
  • Indian physicians may also find religion and spirituality significant and fulfilling in their own lives. (bu.edu)