[Effective communication with talkative patients: 10 tips].

  title={[Effective communication with talkative patients: 10 tips].},
  author={Esther Giroldi and Wemke Veldhuijzen and Frits Bareman and Herman J Bueving and Trudy van der Weijden and Cees Petronella van der Vleuten and Jean W M Muris},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
Consultations with talkative patients present a challenge to doctors. It is difficult to gather all the necessary information within the available time, without damaging the doctor-patient relationship. Based on the listed existing literature and doctors' experiences, we present ten tips for gathering information from talkative patients in an effective manner whilst maintaining a good therapeutic alliance. In consultations with talkative patients, it is important to explore the cause of… CONTINUE READING