3 medical student tips to improve patient communication
Medical school rotations afforded me incredible opportunities to bolster not only my knowledge base but also my patient-related skills. The following information has helped me provide better patient care; hopefully, it can be of some benefit to you as well.
1. Safety and no violence are not synonymous
During one of my outpatient rotations, I was interviewing a teenager who had come in for a routine annual checkup. Ten minutes into the …