How much explanation is enough? A study of parent requests for information and physician responses.

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OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between doctor-parent communication patterns and parents' perceptions that they were listened to by the doctor. DESIGN Cross-sectional, clinic-based survey. Before the visit, parents were asked about the strength of their desires/preferences for being listened to; after the visit, they were asked if their desires were… (More)

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@article{Goore2001HowME, title={How much explanation is enough? A study of parent requests for information and physician responses.}, author={Z Goore and Rita M Mangione-Smith and Mark Elliott and Lee J. McDonald and Richard L. Kravitz}, journal={Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association}, year={2001}, volume={1 6}, pages={326-32} }