"Let me see if I have this right... "

Words that help build empathy

J. L. Coulehan, F. W. Platt, B. Egener, Richard Frankel, C. T. Lin, B. Lown, W. H. Salazar

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Abstract

In clinical medicine, emphaty is the ability to understand the patient's situation, perspective, and feelings and to communicate that understanding to the patient. Certain well-timed words and sentences facilitate emphathy during the clinical encounter. These "words that work" are the subject of this paper.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-227
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Volume135
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 7 2001
Externally publishedYes

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Coulehan, J. L., Platt, F. W., Egener, B., Frankel, R., Lin, C. T., Lown, B., & Salazar, W. H. (2001). "Let me see if I have this right... ": Words that help build empathy. Annals of Internal Medicine, 135(3), 221-227.

"Let me see if I have this right... " : Words that help build empathy. / Coulehan, J. L.; Platt, F. W.; Egener, B.; Frankel, Richard; Lin, C. T.; Lown, B.; Salazar, W. H.

In: Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol. 135, No. 3, 07.08.2001, p. 221-227.

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Coulehan, JL, Platt, FW, Egener, B, Frankel, R, Lin, CT, Lown, B & Salazar, WH 2001, '"Let me see if I have this right... ": Words that help build empathy', Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 221-227.
Coulehan JL, Platt FW, Egener B, Frankel R, Lin CT, Lown B et al. "Let me see if I have this right... ": Words that help build empathy. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2001 Aug 7;135(3):221-227.
Coulehan, J. L. ; Platt, F. W. ; Egener, B. ; Frankel, Richard ; Lin, C. T. ; Lown, B. ; Salazar, W. H. / "Let me see if I have this right... " : Words that help build empathy. In: Annals of Internal Medicine. 2001 ; Vol. 135, No. 3. pp. 221-227.
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