Simplifying Doctor-Patient Relationship: How to Talk with your Patient


Ali Nagem

One of the significant elements in a doctor’s professional life is the Doctor-Patient Relationship (DPR). A doctor addresses the patients’ needs in a very attentive and responsible manner, which is the core body of this DPR doctor holds this elevated status of responsibility to cure a patients’ ailment and to address his queries and guide him about the treatment throughout treatment. To develop a good DPR is one of the basic requirements of a primary health care unit. Without which, diagnosis, treatment, and health of the patient will be compromised. The doctor-patient relationship involves vulnerability and trust. It is one of the most moving and meaningful experiences shared by human beings. However, this relationship and the encounters that flow from it are not always perfect.