Do patients talk differently to male and female physicians? A meta-analytic review.

@article{Hall2002DoPT,
  title={Do patients talk differently to male and female physicians? A meta-analytic review.},
  author={Judith A. Hall and Debra L. Roter},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2002},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={217-24}
}
A meta-analytic review was undertaken of seven observational studies which investigated the relation between physician gender and patient communication in medical visits. In five of the studies the physicians were in general practice, internal medicine, or family practice and were seeing general medical patients, and in two of the studies the physicians were in obstetrics-gynecology and were seeing women for obstetrical or gynecological care. Significant findings revealed that, overall… CONTINUE READING

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