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Peer-led education requires strategy to be effective | ACP ...

Peer education, in which patients guide each other through the course of care, can be a cost-effective way of closing care gaps and encouraging patient ...

Helping clinicians improve care for sexual, gender minorities ...

The second edition of “The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health” goes several steps further than its first edition by educating ...

Treat the epidemic of medical nonadherence | ACP Internist

Multiple diseases and multiple medications can lead to some patients not following their medical regimens. Experts are examining why in an effort to ...

Look for reasons if patients refuse advice | ACP Internist

Refusal can be frustrating for physicians, who likely see their medical advice as contributing toward healing and improving quality of life. But patients ...

Don't give up on patient self-management | ACP Internist

Time-pressed physicians are adopting a team approach as they grapple with how to help their patients improve their health. Referred to as “patient self ...

New research links empathy to outcomes | ACP Internist

Everyone wants to have a physician who understands what they're feeling, but it's not just about human contact; better clinical outcomes can result from ...

Diving into delicate patient conversations | ACP Internist

Delivering unpleasant news is one of the hardest tasks a physician faces. Assessing sensitive topics heightens the difficulty, and two physicians at Internal ...

Learning to parry patient requests | ACP Internist

Negotiating the doctor-patient relationship requires understanding what a patient expects from treatment, instead of outright saying “no.” There are easier ...

Patients and prayer amid medical practice | ACP Internist

It's more important than ever to recognize and understand cultures and spiritual beliefs, including and beyond the end of life.

Open access requires an open mind by doctors | ACP Internist

... worried. Learn how some large health systems are applying open access to improve patient communication and compliance. ...

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