Bedside mannerBMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d4292 (Published 15 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4292
- Anthony Cohn, consultant in paediatrics, Watford General Hospital, Watford
Although I am used to medical students sitting in on my clinics, I was surprised recently by how many notes one particular student was taking. I found it hard to believe that the amount of knowledge dripping off my lips should have filled so many A4 sheets of paper.
When I asked what she had found so necessary to record, she replied that she was simply noting the questions that I asked and the answers …