"Oh, by the way ...": the closing moments of the medical visit.

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OBJECTIVE To define and describe the communication between physicians and patients in the closing phase of the medical visit. To identify types of communication throughout the visit that are associated with the introduction of a new problem during the closing moments of the visit or with longer closures. DESIGN Audiotaping of office visits. Tapes were… (More)

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@article{White1994OhBT, title={"Oh, by the way ...": the closing moments of the medical visit.}, author={Jennifer Catrena White and Wendy S Levinson and Debra L. Roter}, journal={Journal of general internal medicine}, year={1994}, volume={9 1}, pages={24-8} }