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rapport

 [rah-por´]
a relation of harmony and accord, as between the patient and the health care provider.

rap·port

(ra-pōr),
1. A feeling of relationship, especially when characterized by emotional affinity.
2. A conscious feeling of harmonious accord, trust, empathy, and mutual responsiveness between two or more people (for example, physician and patient) that fosters the therapeutic process.
[Fr.]

rapport

/rap·port/ (rah-por´) a relation of harmony and accord, as between patient and physician.

rapport

[rapôr′]
Etymology: Fr, agreement
a sense of mutuality and understanding; harmony, accord, confidence, and respect underlying a relationship between two persons, which is an essential bond between a therapist and patient. It should be distinguished from transference, which is unconscious.

rapport

Psychiatry Harmonious accord and mutual responsiveness that contributes to a Pt's confidence in the therapist and willingness to work cooperatively

RAPPORT

Cardiology A clinical trial–ReoPro® and primary PTCA organization and randomized trial

rap·port

(ră-pōr')
1. A feeling of relationship, especially when characterized by emotional affinity.
2. A conscious feeling of accord, trust, empathy, and mutual responsiveness between two or more people (e.g., physician and patient) that fosters the therapeutic process.

rap·port

(rap-ōr')
Conscious feeling of harmonious accord, trust, and mutual responsiveness between two or more people (e.g., dentist and patient) that fosters the therapeutic process.
[Fr.]

rapport,

n a sense of mutuality and understanding; harmony, accord, confidence, and respect underlying a relationship between two persons; an essential bond between a therapist and patient.
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