Lessons for clinicians from physician-patient communication literature

Arch Fam Med. 1997 May-Jun;6(3):279-83. doi: 10.1001/archfami.6.3.279.


Research about the communication between physicians and patients contains information that can help clinicians be better diagnosticians and achieve greater compliance and can lead to improved patient health and satisfaction. We present research results that can be useful for the physician in daily clinical practice.

MeSH terms

  • Communication*
  • Family Practice
  • Humans
  • Literature
  • Patient Compliance
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Physician-Patient Relations*