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ha·lo ef·fect

1. the effect (usually beneficial) that the manner, attention, and caring of a provider have on a patient during a medical encounter, regardless of which medical procedure or services the encounter involves;
2. the influence on an observation of the observer's perception of the characteristics of the person observed (other than the characteristics under study) or the influence of the observer's recollection or knowledge of findings on a previous occasion.
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The beneficial effect of a physician or other health care provider on a patient during a medical encounter, regardless of the therapy or procedure provided
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halo effect

The beneficial effect of a physician or other health care provider on a Pt during a medical encounter, regardless of the therapy or procedure provided. See Hawthorne effect, Placebo effect, Physician invincibility syndrome.
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ha·lo ef·fect

(hā'lō e-fekt')
1. The usually beneficial effect that the manner, attention, and caring of a provider have on a patient during a medical encounter, regardless of which medical procedure or services the encounter involves.
2. The influence on an observation of the observer's perception of the characteristics of the person observed (other than the characteristics under study) or the influence of the observer's recollection or knowledge of findings on a previous occasion.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012