good patient

A patient who:
(1) Provides reliable history and information
(2) Follows the prescribed regimen, drug therapy, or recommended change in lifestyle, if appropriate for the patient’s condition
(3) Reliably returns for check-up visits at appropriate intervals

good patient

Metdtalk A Pt who
1. Provides reliable information to the physician,.
2. Follows the prescribed regimen, drug therapy, or recommended change in lifestyle, if appropriate for the Pt's condition, and.
3. Reliably returns for 'check-up' visits at appropriate intervals. Cf Difficult Pt.
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