Teaching medical students to use simple language when talking with patients.

  • Isidore Cohen
  • Published 1989 in
    The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical…


Physicians know much about health and illness. The information is often complicated and difficult to understand. Part of the physician's task is to help the patient understand the information so that the patient may help himself. The accurate transfer of the information requires that physicians have excellent communication skills. One such skill is the… (More)