Some great topics being discussed and healthcare issues are always important. How do you feel about medical students and the rules of observation? -OM
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I’ve recently had a few experiences, while getting healthcare, that leave me wondering what is being taught in medical schools about “bedside manner”. It’s got to still be a thing, right? Let’s talk about it for a moment.
You know how you may have some students observing in your doctor’s office? I thought that the norm was to ask the patient if they want to have a student observe them BEFORE they actually have the student in the room with you. That’s just my thought; I could be totally wrong about that but in polite society where a patient has a choice, I’d assume that would be standard, ask first. (I’m now wondering if the term “polite society” is an oxymoron.)
I asked a medical student that question (completely removed from these events) and they informed me that indeed the patient should be asked first at that point they as…
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