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LIST OF QUALITIES OF A GOOD DOCTOR


* 1. SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY
* - Essential in a doctor
* - Breeds dedication and motivates to do what is right, going beyond
the call of duty
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* - Keep you going even when you are tired; go to the extra mile for t
he sake
* of the patients
* - Do the right things, sacrifice without ulterior motives, even when
no one else is looking
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* COMPASSION & EMPATHY
* - Kind, compassionate, humane, considerate, tolerant, generous, empa
thic and sensitive
* - This quality brings out dedication to the patient from a genuine s
ense of concern
LIST OF QUALITIES OF A GOOD DOCTOR
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* - Quality that keeps doctor going when he is tired or fatigue
* - Quality that ward off cynicism when dealing with a difficult patient
* - It is the art component of the science of medicine
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* 3. PROFESSIONALISM
* - Quality that ensure patients rights, autonomy, modesty and privacy
is respected at all times
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* 4. FOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE
* Doctor must have adequate knowledge and keep abreast with developmen
t in medicine
* Honest enough to know limitation and refer patient for consultation
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* 5. HUMILITY
* - Arrogance, pride and overconfidence are dangerous qualities for a
doctor
* - Open up to medical errors and misdiagnoses
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* - Humility helps to recognize not just their strengths but also thei
r weaknesses.
* - We are not god
* - Understand our limitations, humble enough to ask for help
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* 6. CLINICAL ACUMEN AND JUDGEMENT
* - Ability to differentiate between sick and less sick is crucial
* - Ability to sort out patients history, picking up patients details,
obtaining appropriate test to come to a diagnosis
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* - Knowing when to intervene
* - It is an art developed over years of experience
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* 7. COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND BEDSIDE MANNERS
* - Communication plays an important role between doctor and patients,
colleagues or public
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* - The ability to give bad news, counsel, comfort, discuss treatment
options and alternatives is important
* - Good communication prevent doctor-shopping or non compliant with the
ir medications.
15. IN SUMMARY
* - Being a good doctor is more than academic excellence.
* - It involves a right attitude, aptitude, character, commitment, dem
eanor and above all, a heart of service
16. EXPECTATION OF PATIENT FROM DOCTORS
* Mayo Clinic conducted a research involving 192 patients and conclude
that a model doctor should be:>>
17. EXPECTATION OF PATIENT FROM DOCTORS
* CONFIDENT
* EMPATHETIC
* HUMANE
* PERSONAL
* FORTRIGHT
* RESPECTFUL
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