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. But I really don't think anyone could be sick in this delightful room," she said, with a long sigh of happiness as her eye went from one pleasant object to another.
If you are visiting a hospital anytime soon, be sure that you behave properly or be just like the good patient you ought to be.
The way to be a good patient is to show up for your appointments prepared and on time; be honest and respectful; and to be a responsible health care consumer.
So I've sat at home working toward a hopefully better short-term future, being a good patient and doing all the (boring) exercises I am told to every day - investing in myself today.
"We would like to thank all of our staff for their continued dedication and commitment to the delivery of good patient outcomes and experiences, often in the most challenging of circumstances."
Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA) has told health providers under the scheme to ensure that, through the provision of good patient care and courtesy reception, they market the health scheme to reduce out-of-pocket spending on health in the state.
"A team who work effectively together make it a pleasure to come to work and create the best environment for good patient outcomes.
A good patient experience is language neutral, said Juan Molina, CareCloud's vice president of strategy and business development.
Dr Inbaraj believes that good patient care begins with a holistic and patient-centred approach, so all aspects of a patient's illness and its implications are provided for.
"Squadron Leader Nicolson is a good patient," the nurse on his ward reported.
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."