Tag: communicating with patients
Lack of health literacy can make effective communication with patients a challenge. At stake may be inability to comply with treatment regimens, give informed consent and use medication properly.
Good relationships with patients are important not only to patient health but also, according to the article’s author, “Doctors sued most often were complained about by patients twice as much as those who were not, and poor communication was the most common complaint.”
In practically every region in this state, dentists provide care to patients who are culturally and linguistically diverse.