Virtual Mentor. November 2001, Volume 3, Number 11.
Fostering Trust in the Patient-Physician Relationship
One of the challenges the profession faces in shaping medicine's future, presented as part of VM's two-year commemorative issue.
Fostering Trust in the Patient-Physician Relationship assesses the significance of trust in the therapeutic relationship. Despite the changes in the health care system, disease will always create vulnerability, and patients will always need to have confidence that physicians are acting in their best interest.
Through the Physician's Eyes: The Patient (Internet)-Physician Relationship - by Clarence H. Braddock III, MD, MPH
Through the Physician's Eyes: A Racist Parent - by William McDade, MD, PhD
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