Communication discrepancies between physicians and hospitalized patients.

@article{Olson2010CommunicationDB,
  title={Communication discrepancies between physicians and hospitalized patients.},
  author={Douglas Peter Olson and Donna M Windish},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={170 15},
  pages={
          1302-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hospital surveys indicate lack of patient awareness of diagnoses and treatments, yet physicians report they effectively communicate with patients. Gaps in understanding and communication could result in decreased quality of care. We sought to assess patient knowledge and perspectives of inpatient care and determine differences from physician assessments. METHODS Two validated questionnaires assessed the experiences of inpatients treated by house staff from October 10, 2008, through… CONTINUE READING
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