Effective Communication In Medicine

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But effective and honest communication doesn’t end with just listening. As a leaving things we use body language more often and sometimes more efficient then simple talking. Good doctor will all this nonverbal communication to obtain and increase information about his patient. He will use his ears, to hear all that the patient has to say but first he needs use his eyes, to see all that the patient has to show. He needs to use his hands to feel all that is hidden from his eyes. With his mind will try to detect all that is unspoken. When all this information has been put together and compare, doctor then as last doctor needs to use their mouths to tell patients their diagnosis and plan. (Mistry, 2002).
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GP working on his own in local surgery contribute to healthcare system on the same base as nurse on medical word in hospital or researcher in medical college. We all work as a team so we need and want doctors who are willing to collaborate with other members of the healthcare team (Parmar, 2002). Days where doctor was working on his own are history. We have team based healthcare system that’s work like a web. All is based on tasks, where everyone has specialised role. This is a good approach but can only be successful if information exchange happens in organised way, in time and many professionals respect each other and take responsibility for their own actions. I strongly agree with registered nurse, Mark J Wilson, who said “A good doctor also needs to be a team player (Wilson, 2002). Based on her experience she explains that nurses themselves wants to help especially young doctors to make their life on busy, medical unit in hospital easier but expect respect in return. She point is that every junior or senior doctor have their set of best skills in some areas while are limited in others so asking for help form other team members is a key for success not just with treating one patient but realising personal and career limits (Wilson,…show more content…
Karl looked at that closer in relation to bio-psycho-social model that was first introduced by George Engle in late 1977. Before that biomedical model was in use where patient with lines was never seen through psychosocial aspects. Patients social status, relationship or occupation was not integrated into care. That leaded to miss diagnosis, insufficient treatment or what’s most important luck of understanding source of problem (Karl, 2015). We need to look at patient as multidimensional individuals and that doctor doesn’t treat disease but patient with disease. Equally all those section contribute to person wellbeing. For example, modern society and new life style increase medical problems such as drinking too much alcohol or problem with coping with stress at work or eating habits or street violence. Doctors are expected to know more and understand more from our social life while caring for our physical health. (Wolte, 2002). Engel applied the term biopsychosocial to medicine to emphasize the need to take into account the psychologic and social aspects to all medical practices (Karl, 2015) This approach allows doctor understand disease, give diagnosis and further more apply correct treatment plan.
Adler in his article admits his concern regarding undergraduate medical education in relation to biopsychosocial model. In

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