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.
References in classic literature ?
No, sir; very, very pleasant, and I'll do my best to be a good patient.
The ambulance spokesman added: "In cases where we are able to prove the vehicle was responding on blue lights and sirens, fines are being cancelled, but there are numerous fines that are still having to be paid, including those involving our PTS vehicles when all the staff were trying to do is deliver good patient care.
According to him, good patient management is holistic and understanding the cause is the first step towards successful management.
Friedman also noted that Cook is a very good patient.
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Property development plan should provide a focus for the gradual, phased renovation or decommissioning of buildings included with good functional relationships, internal and external logistics and a good patient and work environment.
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More needs to be done in the interests of good patient care.
Hospital doctors need to ignore the targetobsessed culture and rely on their own moral judgment for good patient care.
Director of policy and strategy at the College, Josephine Mullin, said: "This has been an important project as professionalism is crucial to good patient care.
Executives told interviewers that they see the United States making progress in the area of quality measurement but see lack of good patient risk-adjustment tools and lack of standardized definitions for some conditions and procedures as major obstacles.
And yet, for all the focus on pharmacological treatments, it remains a wonder why the two pillars of glycemic control--diet and exercise--fail to consistently produce good patient outcomes.