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Patient complaints

Analyze why patients are sometimes reluctant to complain about their health care. What could be some reasons for the reluctance to complain? How can medical providers encourage patients to express concerns about their health care? How can confidence to complain be developed among patients?

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There are many different reasons why patients may be reluctant to complain about their healthcare. They may not want to be seen as a problem for their doctor and thus brushed off when a real problem occurs. In addition, they may be afraid of how much it would cost for any follow-up advice or tests done by the doctor. Also, a patient may be concerned that a condition may actually be ...

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Analyze why patients are sometimes reluctant to complain about their health care. What could be some reasons for the reluctance to complain? How can medical providers encourage patients to express concerns about their health care? How can confidence to complain be developed among patients?

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