Visits to the doctor are always stressful. Yet lately more and more Americans are complaining about their doctor’s visit. The most common complaints are that they are waiting to long to see the doctor and then the doctor rushes them in and doesn’t listen to them. The relationship that patients and doctors have is no longer the strong and trusting one of years ago. Indeed more Americans switch doctors than ever before. Why is this? Why has public perception towards doctors changes so much?
“Your Doctors’ Manners Matter” will assist you, the patient, in identifying those physicians and other medical professionals who practice medicine in a way that exhibits compassion, empathy, and respect for the dignity of their patients. In this book, you will learn what to do if you are not satisfied with the care you are receiving in the hospital. You will understand why your physician interrupts you while you are describing your illness and what to do in response. You will discover how to work with your physician to incorporate your medical treatments into your daily routine.