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bedside manner

One's demeanor and behavior when interacting with patients, as of a medical professional, especially a doctor. Based on his bedside manner, I wonder if Dr. Smith is capable of feeling compassion at all.
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bedside manner

a doctor's approach or attitude to a patient.
1993 Bill Moyers Healing & the Mind Are you just talking about the old-fashioned bedside manner of a doctor who comes around and visits you when you need him?
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Madison & Mulholland has been placing bestsellers by the bedside in hotels throughout the Hamptons via their award-winning Hampton Gift Bag Program since 2002.
She seemed hesitant to give me bedside report as it was already 30 minutes past the end of her shift and she was eager to end her long day; however, she kindly agreed to do it.
The BITS Bedside and Mobile configurations are especially beneficial for those with mobility restrictions who are not able to maintain an upright posture.
A study was conducted among the parents of paediatric patients to know the parental concerns when the children are subjects for bedside clinics.
Through a wide range of voices, Awake at the Bedside explores both the personal and social aspects of caregiving at the end of life.
Conclusion: Bedside teaching is an important learning tool.
Despite great advantages of bedside report, many RNs are reluctant to change their current handover style.
This creates added complexity for the nursing staff when attempting to identify which house staff to notify should a clinical question or concern arise, creating patient care delays with the nursing staff spending valuable time on the phone instead of at the bedside caring for their patients.
ZENA SAYS: I've found a couple of stylish slimline bedside tables in painted finishes.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-September 6, 2011-JAOtech and Hospedia install 6,500 NHS patient bedside terminals(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
One way nurses can promote a more collaborative, family-centered approach is to allow families and patients to participate in change-of-shift reporting through bedside reporting.
The importance of bedside teaching is also being ignored.
Announcing this on Tuesday, Abbot said that the new i-STAT 1 Wireless handheld will allow real time transmission of diagnostic test results generated by i-STAT 1 directly from the patient bedside.
Changes in nursing education in the UK have led to student nurses rejecting bedside care as part of nursing, according to a study.