6 Habits of Well-Mannered Doctors

“Ask permission to enter the room; wait for an answer.” “Introduce yourself; show your ID badge.” “Shake hands.” “Sit down.

  • “Ask permission to enter the room; wait for an answer.”
  • “Introduce yourself; show your ID badge.”
  • “Shake hands.”
  • “Sit down. Smile if appropriate.”
  • “Explain your role.”
  • “Ask how the patient feels about being in the hospital.”
Doctor and patient relationship
Smile only when appropriate.
Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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