Attitudes and behaviors of physicians in dealing with difficult patients and relatives: a cross-sectional study in two training and research hospitals


Sandikci K. B. , Ustu Y., Sandikci M. M. , KAYHAN TETİK B., Isik D., Ugurlu M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.1, pp.222-233, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1509-34
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.222-233

Abstract

Background/aim: The aim of this study was to examine the reasons constituting the definition of 'difficult patient' and to evaluate attitudes and behaviors of physicians in coping with these patients and their relatives.