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    we often distance are selves and see the patient as figures on a chart or a collection of symptoms. This while done in an attempt to protect doctors from becoming overly attached, often leads to detachment and doctors forget about the person behind the patient. With reform slowly beginning to happen in America the doctor patient relationship and the role of the patient are both being reexamined. Traditionally in science it is expected one maintain a degree of separation from ones work in order to remain as unbiased as possible. Scientist and doctors believed you couldn’t be objective in personal matters especially illnesses, because of this and other social norms a “sick role” is expected to be adopted…

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    Building effective doctor-patient relationship as the crucial part of a successful medical care is one of the most complicated professional responsibilities of physicians. Despite the worldwide emphasis on the great accountability of physicians, teaching doctor – patient relationship has not been integrated yet into the curriculum syllabus of many medical schools.1 The relationship between patient and physician has evolved over time from a largely paternalistic model to a more collaborative…

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    A doctor and patients relationship has to be based on clarity, each others respect, good-communication, honesty and trust; these are factors that let the doctor and the patient work with each other in a professional manner. For a relationship to be good between a doctor and his patient a high standard of professional conduct is required. The doctors have to keep in mind certain things towards their patients. The doctors have to be courteous, patient, honest and also respectful towards their…

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    The Doctor-Patient Relationship The doctor-patient relationship has been a keystone of health care and has received a lot philosophical, sociological, and literary attention, and is the subject of some 8,000 articles, monographs, chapters, and books in the modern medical literature. Every medical action always involves two parties: the doctors and patients, or more broadly, medical staff and the society. Medicine is nothing more than the relationship between these two groups of people. However,…

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    6. Advancements in technology and genetic research have impacted the doctor-patient relationships over the past few years. Previously records were kept as a hard copy in filing cabinets, and today files can stored as computerized information known as electronic record keeping. This steers away from biographical medicine in which it was not very accurate because the patient’s memory can sometimes be faulty and with this shift the advancement is more concrete in accuracy. The value of this…

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    I came to the confirmed realisation that medicine was the right choice for me after I organised work experiences at places ranging from a hospital to a care home to a GP surgery. I experienced the diversity of being a doctor; not simply prescribing drugs or carrying out surgery but giving empathy, compassion and effective after-care that establishes a trustworthy doctor-patient relationship. I saw doctors communicating in challenging situations, such as treating patients suffering from severe…

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    I came to the confirmed realisation that medicine was the right choice for me after I organised work experiences at places ranging from a hospital to a care home to a GP surgery. I experienced the diversity of being a doctor; not simply prescribing drugs or carrying out surgery but giving empathy, compassion and effective after-care that establishes a trustworthy doctor-patient relationship. I saw doctors communicating in challenging situations, such as treating patients suffering from severe…

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    In the article The pursuit of medical knowledge and the potential consequences of the hidden curriculum by Barret Michaelec first year and second year preclinical medical students were interviewed in order to help determine how their pursuit for medical knowledge affected their perceptions and interactions with the world outside of medical school. The students commonly reported that their submergence in medicine affected their communication with others, relationships, and how they perceived…

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    She was an African American who thought she was ordinary like everyone else, but she could not have been more wrong. Little did she know her name would become an everlasting legacy that would advance medical science and propel it forward to help people and save lives. Her story began because she started feeling bad and went to a doctor at John’s Hopkins medical hospital complaining of a pain and bleeding in her vagina. A quote to support this, and this is what happened during her first visit to…

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    I would be thrilled to having a ticket that would allow me to join the organization, Doctors Without Borders. Since I plan on becoming a doctor, this would mean I would have already been successful at medical school and have my medical license. The Doctors Without Borders headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland; therefore, I would find myself living in a whole different environment than what I am accustomed right now which is one of my lifetime goals. Doctors Without Borders is a…

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