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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Phil define themselves against most touchy-feely patent medicine literature.
It's often considered too touchy-feely even though effective leadership is nothing but touchy-feely.
Net-Age CEOs need not get all touchy-feely about the Net - their tech employees are doing that for them.
The campus represents a new direction for Columbia" says Harris, "We don't just talk about things that are soft and touchy-feely, we talk about substance.
All "the Left" wants to do about crime, added Thomas, is "some touchy-feely stuff.
4, Good Will Hunting (1997): Math prodigy (Matt Damon) from rough-and-humble Southie cleans toilets at MIT, works through demons with a touchy-feely shrink (Robin Williams), romances out-of-his-league Brit, and gets wicked drunk with the brothers Affleck.
TOUCHY-FEELY One resort worker said: "She was making giggly jokes, very touchy-feely, complimenting some of us guys.
They were being very touchy-feely and having a right laugh.
All of this confident individual and successful learner stuff is a bit touchy-feely for me.
It was the scene of their touchy-feely night on Friday after she returned from the latest leg of Girls Aloud's Tangled Up tour.
Hide-and-Seek Dragons is an Usborne Touchy-Feely picturebook featuring stiff pages like a board book, flaps that young people can lift and search under, and perhaps most amazingly, a wide variety of different surfaces to touch, from fur to reflective fabric to scaly dragon bellies and much more.
I could once have just stood up and been a touchy-feely politician people kind of liked and who looked a bit different," said Mr Blair.