Journal article icon

Journal article

Patients whom neurologists find difficult to help.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: All doctors recognise that some patients are more "difficult to help" than others, but the issue has received little systematic investigation in neurological practice. OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that patients whose symptoms were less explained by organic disease would be perceived as more difficult to help. METHODS: In a consecutive series of 300 new neurology outpatients, neurologists indicated on four point Likert-type scales how "difficult to help" they found the patient...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1136/jnnp.2003.032169

Authors


Carson, AJ More by this author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
75
Issue:
12
Pages:
1776-1778
Publication date:
2004-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:5a4dfafe-a536-4066-ae76-845d3de499b4
Source identifiers:
178214
Local pid:
pubs:178214

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP