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Unformatted text preview: "Last time he said it was slightly elevated. He didn't even give me the numbers it was so slight, but boy, I went into panic mode. Oh my God, the virus is growing in my body. PATIENT SNAPSHOT Rob Robs not a person who keeps copies [of his labs]. Hes a big picture type of patient. I've known him quite a while, and I think hes reassured... if I'm okay, hes okay. DOCTOR SNAPSHOT Dr. H (Robs doctor) Chapter 5: COMMUNICATION 49 When doctors restrict the amount of information they give their patients, it can backfire and actually increase the patients anxiety. HIV Patient/Physician Communication November 10, 2011 Introduce the Study 1 today... Why Qualitative? 2 Observation Exercise 3 Q&A 4 Research Questions The goals of the study were to: Observe and assess the conversations doctors have with patients around side effects/tolerability, adherence, and progress Examine how physicians sell various ARVs when the patient is starting or switching treatments and understand how much influence the patient has Understand the level to which patient concerns and needs are being addressed Identify sources of knowledge and advice and any gaps INTRODUCTION Research Process | Methods...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course BIOSCI 45 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UC Irvine.

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