Subject: Friend, how to protect yourself during "difficult" patient interviews?

Friend, how to protect yourself during "difficult" patient interviews?

March 24th, 2019 at 3:13 am EST

Hello Friend,Diagnostic accuracy declines significantly when physicians are faced with "difficult patients," regardless of amount of time spent or case complexity, new research shows. Two studies conducted by researchers from Erasmus Medical Center, ...

Friend, Learn Top Seven Principles For Successful OSCE Preparation

March 23rd, 2019 at 3:13 am EST

Hello Friend, Top Seven Principles For Successful Learning In Both Clinical Placements As Well As Practice Dr Al Imari, MD. www.OSCEhome.com November 25, 2016 At one time we were all starting our clinical placements as medical students and resid ...

Friend, OSCE Made Easy: Breaking Bad News, HIV positive using OSCEhome question boxes

March 22nd, 2019 at 3:06 pm EST

Hello Friend, I wanted to share this with you.. I received an email asking about how to use OSCEhome questions boxes flowcharts to perform in an OSCE station for a patient coming to your office for his HIV test results. Here is exactly what you have ...

What does 'focused' history taking and physical mean?

March 20th, 2019 at 2:33 am EST

Hello Friend, I received the following email from an OSCE candidate and would like to share it with you: Dear Dr Al lmari, I am still confused regarding Focused physical examination. I need your guidance for 5 min, 8 min stations. I ...

Friend, why should you implement the OSCEhome flowcharts in your clinical practice?

March 19th, 2019 at 2:31 am EST

Hello, Why should you implement the OSCEhome flowcharts in your clinical practice? Do you often forget to ask or examine your patients about specific things? Did that made you feel embarrassed and frustrated? Off course, it makes you appear as a ...

How to manage the nerve-racking OSCEs and patient interviews?

March 18th, 2019 at 2:30 am EST

Hello Friend, Remember how difficult, complicated and nerve-racking it was when you first tried to drive a car? You had to remember seemingly umpteen things at the same time. Everything was new. And it required great concentration just to reme ...

Efficient time management during patients'interviews prevents physicians burnout, too.

March 17th, 2019 at 2:29 am EST

Hello Friend, I advise you to read this interesting article recently published in the Annals of Family Medicine.In this uncontrolled pilot study, participating in an abbreviated mindfulness training course adapted for primary care clinicians was ass ...

Friend, Watch This Introduction to Physician Communication Skills in Clinical Medicine

March 16th, 2019 at 2:27 am EST

Hello Friend, I wanted to share this valuable presentation with you; Dr Marc Crey, MD published a slide presentation titled: Introduction to Physician Communication Skills in Clinical Medicine But how to master communication skills in a practical ti ...