In clinical medicine, emphaty is the ability to understand the patient's situation, perspective, and feelings and to communicate that understanding to the patient. Certain well-timed words and sentences facilitate emphathy during the clinical encounter. These "words that work" are the subject of this paper.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|State||Published - Aug 7 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine