clinical encounter

clinical encounter

Any physical or virtual contact between a subject/patient and healthcare practitioner/researcher, during which an assessment or clinical activity is performed.
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Will the clinical encounter, family practice's signature concept, become truncated and distorted in the quest for cost-efficiency?
1: Every aspect of the clinical encounter is important for patients and physicians.
Topics include: the search for meaning in modern medicine, narrative in the clinical encounter, dementia in America, Tolstoy and the making of the inhuman, and treatment politics.
Taken together, the tools not only provide information during a clinical encounter, but, if used widely, the tools are likely to move evidence into practice faster as well, Dr.
The cycle lists what a patient experiences from start to finish for a clinical encounter.
Such divergences may not surface in a later clinical encounter.
Into this complex field of misunderstanding comes Richard Zaner with Ethics and the Clinical Encounter.
He has organized the material in a clinical encounter fashion, beginning with a discussion of general poisoning management and useful antidotes and later detailing specific management strategies and antidotes for separate types of poisonings and envenomings.
Clinical encounter forms guide documentation and capture structured data to facilitate correct coding and outcomes reporting.
The American Health Security Act proposed by the Clinton Administration describes a national information infrastructure, including standardized data about diagnoses, procedures, and clinical outcomes that every provider would be obligated to collect after every clinical encounter.
Patient reactions were measured with a questionnaire that the patients completed after the clinical encounter.

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