Difficult patient encounters in the ambulatory clinic: clinical predictors and outcomes.

@article{Jackson1999DifficultPE,
  title={Difficult patient encounters in the ambulatory clinic: clinical predictors and outcomes.},
  author={Jeffrey L Jackson and Kurt Kroenke},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={159 10},
  pages={1069-75}
}
BACKGROUND One sixth of patient encounters are perceived as difficult by clinicians. Our goal was to assess clinical predictors and outcomes from such encounters. METHODS Five hundred adults presenting to a primary care walk-in clinic with a physical symptom completed surveys before the visit, immediately after the visit, at 2 weeks, and at 3 months. Patient measurements included mental disorders (PRIME-MD), functional status (Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form Health Survey [SF-6… CONTINUE READING
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