What Doctors Feel

Exploring the full range of human emotion--from the fear of making a fatal mistake to the pride and elation of triumphing over death, What Doctors Feel allows patients at the other end of the stethoscope to have a good listen to the beat of ...

What Doctors Feel

What Doctors Feel

"By shedding light on how doctors cope with the stresses and responsibilities of patients, colleagues, lawyers, and their personal lives, she explains why it is important that patients know how emotions influence the way physicians treat their patients both medically and interpersonally. Exploring the full range of human emotion--from the fear of making a fatal mistake to the pride and elation of triumphing over death, What Doctors Feel allows patients at the other end of the stethoscope to have a good listen to the beat of the emotional life behind the white coat."--Beacon Press.

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What Doctors Feel
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Danielle Ofri
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05 - Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)

"By shedding light on how doctors cope with the stresses and responsibilities of patients, colleagues, lawyers, and their personal lives, she explains why it is important that patients know how emotions influence the way physicians treat their patients both medically and interpersonally. Exploring the full range of human emotion--from the
What Patients Say, what Doctors Hear
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Danielle Ofri
Categories: Communication in medicine
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Beacon Press

"Patients, anxious to convey their symptoms, feel an urgency to "make their case" to their doctors. Doctors, under pressure to be efficient, multitask while patients speak and often miss the key elements. Add in stereotypes, unconscious bias, conflicting agendas, and fear of lawsuits and the risk of misdiagnosis and medical
What Doctors Feel
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Danielle Ofri
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-04 - Publisher: Beacon Press

A look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life’s most challenging moments. But doctors’ emotional responses to
When We Do Harm
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Danielle Ofri, MD
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-01 - Publisher: Beacon Press

Medical mistakes are more pervasive than we think. How can we improve outcomes? An acclaimed MD’s rich stories and research explore patient safety. Patients enter the medical system with faith that they will receive the best care possible, so when things go wrong, it’s a profound and painful breach. Medical
What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Danielle Ofri, MD
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: Beacon Press

Can refocusing conversations between doctors and their patients lead to better health? Despite modern medicine’s infatuation with high-tech gadgetry, the single most powerful diagnostic tool is the doctor-patient conversation, which can uncover the lion’s share of illnesses. However, what patients say and what doctors hear are often two vastly different

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