Opinion
Volume 8 Issue 7 - 2021
Communication in Medicine: Part II: Medical Communication and the Relationship with the Patient
Giuseppe Gullace1* and Luciano Peirone2
1Consultant Cardiologist, Multimedica di Limbiate (MB), Former Director of the Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, of the Dipartimento Coordinamento delle Attività Specialistiche Territoriali and of Cardiologia Riabilitativa of Azienda Ospedaliera della Provincia di Lecco, Former Adjunct Professor of Cardiologia, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
2Psychotherapistm, Former Adjunct Professor of Psicologia Clinica e della Salute-Benessere, University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
*Corresponding Author: Giuseppe Gullace, Via San Leonardo 11, 23864 Malgrate (Lecco), Italy.
Received: June 01, 2021; Published: June 26, 2021




...it seems to me that, speaking of this art (Medicine), we should say things that are understandable to the profanes...

Hippocrates

Summary

In this second part of the paper we deal with the communication in Medicine and ways of information transmission to patients, their relatives and general people, evidentiating the mechanism underlying the process, defining some modalities of communication and its psychological and social aspects and emphasizing some critical issues. Moreover, a wide report is done on the relationship with the patient and the factors that may influence it.

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Citation: Giuseppe Gullace and Luciano Peirone. "Communication in Medicine: Part II: Medical Communication and the Relationship with the Patient”. EC Cardiology 8.7 (2021): 24-32.

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