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Author Paterson, Ron, 1955-
Title The good doctor : what patients want / by Ron Paterson.
Imprint Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2012.

Subject Physician and patient.
Medical care -- Quality control.
Physicians -- standards.
Clinical Competence.
Clinical Medicine -- methods.
Physician-Patient Relations.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 201 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-197) and index.
Summary What makes a good doctor? Are there bad doctors out there and if so how do we protect patients from them? Can we inject more information, more trust and more assured competence into the medical system to solve these problems? Drawing on his years of dealing with patient concerns, Paterson tackles these important questions.
Contents Part 1. The good doctor: the ideal -- part 2. Problem doctors: part of the reality -- part 3. The roadblocks: why is change so difficult -- part 4. Prescription for change: what can we improve?
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781775586470 (electronic bk.)
1775586472 (electronic bk.)
9781775581864 (electronic bk.)
1775581861 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 865509032
Additional Format Print version: Paterson, Ron, 1955- Good doctor 9781869405922 (DLC) 2012452527 (OCoLC)794552161