touchy-feely


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Referring to the ‘art’ aspects of patient management—i.e., bedside manner

touchy-feely

Medtalk adjective Referring to the 'art' aspects of Pt management–ie, bedside manner. See The Match.
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Another commented: "Why are some of the BBC Olympic OB presenters so touchy-feely when they interview medal winners, they are practically groping them."
Instead, she made a general pest of herself, leaning into her owner in a "touchy-feely" way, climbing on the bed with her against all the rules, and circling.
I'll be the first to admit that I'm not all touchy-feely when it comes to enduring motivational speakers who invariably are called upon to open major conferences with the proverbial "bang." But, alas, I go and listen (supposedly attentively), and endure it, because that's what I'm paid to do.
But traditionalists said the study showed that being "touchy-feely" made schools less effective.
As a general rule, Goodden men are not very touchy-feely types, but thankfully, that rule was out the window during Jack's final days.
Ravens teases and tantalises her way through a tax return in the guise of culinary queen Nigella Lawson, Culshaw presents a philosophy of life according to a touchy-feely Russell Crowe, while Connelly takes on the attributes of Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith and demonstrates his unique ability to make people fall asleep.
Now this is nothing but a bunch of touchy-feely political correctness that the church can do without.
Lee, from Leicester, said: "Carmen basically knows I am a touchy-feely kind of guy.
Phil define themselves against most touchy-feely patent medicine literature.
"I'm sitting back and watching, but what I'm seeing is that larger companies have gotten accustomed to real people coming around to order." Adds Franklin, "It's a touchy-feely business.
On the internal side, he says, "I'd like to tell you it's one part technology, two parts people, three parts strategy." But besides those basics, more importantly, you need "the magic ingredients: creativity and passion." He adds, "It sounds touchy-feely, but I've seen -- particularly in startups -- people that would walk through walls for the company, CEOs who've given up salary for months to make sure every employee gets paid."
It's often considered too touchy-feely even though effective leadership is nothing but touchy-feely.