Exam Room Success - Evidence Based Communication
Interactions in the exam room have a pivotal effect on client satisfaction, clinician satisfaction, and patient outcome. In the human medical field, positive relationships with the clinician are correlated with a statistically improved outcome for the patient1,2. There is a significant amount of psychology that happens in a typical exam room interaction. These are human interactions and can not be boiled down to a scientific rubric, however, we can look at evidence of techniques and styles that work better and strive to improve our skills.