Physician-patient interaction: a gynecology clinic in Turkey.

  title={Physician-patient interaction: a gynecology clinic in Turkey.},
  author={Ayse K Uskul and Farah Ahmad},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={57 2},
Evidence for gender differences in physicians' communication with their patients comes primarily from Western countries. Little is known about whether these gender differences would also be observed in Turkey, where there are explicit rules about male-female conduct. The purpose of this study was to observe male and female gynecologists' communication with their patients in a gynecology clinic at a state hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. Four male and three female gynecologists were observed in… CONTINUE READING

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