physicians may also include considerable trust, intimacy, or emotional dependence.
The length of the former relationship, the extent to which the patient has confided personal or private information to the physician, the nature of the patient's medical problem, and the degree of emotional dependence that the patient has on the physician, all may contribute to the intimacy of the relationship.
I found later that others who went to him had only a few seconds to a few minutes with him during appointments, and that he sent in his nurse or PA to do the dirty work.
At first I was not attracted to this surgeon, in fact, I was annoyed with him and tried to change doctors. At appointments, he spent a great deal of time with me, 20-30 minutes, and did all the dirty work like cleaning incisions, bandaging, etc.
The primary form of care to reduce vertebral subluxations is a schedule of chiropractic adjustments.
By applying a specific and precise force, in the right direction and at the right time, over time, changes in the position and motion of spinal bones can be made.
In order to use Medscape, your browser must be set to accept cookies delivered by the Medscape site.Appelbaum and his colleagues, for example, propose three to six months.This suggestion raises some peculiar practical problems, however.If the patient and physician, for example, have discovered a yen for each other, what kind of relationship are they permitted to engage in while waiting for the mandatory period to expire?In any event, the AMA rejects this idea, citing research that shows that patients continue to have strong feelings about psychotherapists for five to ten years after the therapeutic relationship ends.