After dr yee pin pointed mr yost problem he

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After Dr. Yee pin pointed Mr. Yost problem he administered the proper medicines to alleviate the symptoms Mr. Yost was feeling. However, Mr. Yost went back to using his eastern medicines after he concluded the lead poisoning treatments. Dr. Yee is creating a scenario for Mr. Yost to suffer from lead poisoning a second time because he was not culturally open to Mr. Yost beliefs. He disapproved of Mr. Yost medical practices and wasn’t culturally competent to his beliefs or diverse needs. Because of this Mr. Yost will not tell Dr. Yee that he is using the eastern medicines and he will mostly likely suffer from lead poisoning another time. The culture of medicine has a distinct persona. To the lay public they may feel like medicine has no culture but it does (Foster, 2008). The culture of medicine establishes the “language, thought processes,
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styles of communication, customs, and beliefs” that become the foundation of the interpersonal communication that takes place between a doctor and a patient (Foster, 2008). In other words it is the etiquette doctors follow while dealing with a patient to ensure effective communication and an open relationship. As you can see doctors and patients can be on different pages when it comes to proper types of treatments that should be administered to a patient. Patients may be using medicines that aren’t directly approved by their primary physicians. The relationships that are established between a physician and a client are really important in providing the optimal care to establish a life of longevity. To establish a good relationship between a physician and client their needs to be a focus on honesty, empathy, altruism, honor, and respect (Foster, 2008).
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