Microlecture 004: Talk Directly To The Patient

This microlecture addresses patient rights. If the patient has Limited English Proficiency., don’t they still have the right to access all the information about their healthcare? Don’t they still have the right to take advantage of the therapeutic bond that should exist between every doctor and the patient? How can we decrease the psychological distance between the clinician and the patient? What are some simple steps we can take?
VJ Periyakoil, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine. Tweet to us: @palliator