Communication

Asshole’s suck

 

No one like’s an asshole.

Not the nurses.

Not the patients.

And not other doctors around you.

 

Bob Sutton wrote a book called The No Asshole Rule.

 

Are you brave enough to take the test?

 

 

Stumped at statistics

 

If you don’t know what ‘lead time bias’ is, why are you opening your mouth and telling the patient about their 5 year survival rate?

 

Instead of misinforming patients, listen to this lecture by a medical statistics guru.

 

 

Talking to patients

 

Many doctors have the communication skills of a cabbage.

 

Don’t be one of them.

 

Download these excellent communication videos using iTunes (or if you don’t have iTunes visit their website).

 

I know they look like there from the 1990’s, but they are still relevant.

 

 

This is what happens when you screw up the communication

 

Check out these real life stories.

 

 

Animation videos

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