Learning from patients: A suggestionBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7117.0f (Published 08 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:f
- Kumud Chaddah
- Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore, India
We are in a profession where listening to the patient, listening to his or her complaints, feelings, and fears is a major part of the job. Listening can also sometimes avert a major mishap.
I am a general practitioner. It was a busy antenatal checkup day for me as usual. One woman with a three month pregnancy, without any complaints …