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The Value of Patient Use of PQRST in Describing Pain

PQRST is a mnemonic used by doctors and nurses for evaluating pain. It can also be used by patients to improve communication in healthcare. The potential benefits of the improved communication include making doctor visits and other physician encounters more productive and improving healthcare outcomes. As a consequence, it might also reduce medical expenses. P […]

Communication in Healthcare between Doctors and Patients

Communication in healthcare between doctors and patients is the exchange of information between the two parties for evaluating a patient’s health. Information obtained during the evaluation is used to diagnose and treat illness. Communication is bidirectional in that information is exchanged from patient to doctor and vice versa. It can be direct or indirect depending […]

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