bedside manner
noun Date: 1869 the manner that a physician assumes toward patients

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bedside manner — is a term describing how a healthcare professional handles a patient. A good bedside manner is typically one that reassures and comforts the patient. Vocal tones, body language, openness, presence, and concealment of attitude may all affect… …   Wikipedia

  • bedside manner — n the manner that a physician assumes toward patients …   Medical dictionary

  • bedside manner — ► NOUN ▪ the manner in which a doctor attends a patient …   English terms dictionary

  • bedside manner — n [singular] the way that a doctor talks to the people that he or she is treating …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bedside manner — noun singular the way in which a doctor behaves toward a person in their care …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bedside manner — noun manner or conduct of a physician in the presence of a patient • Hypernyms: ↑manner, ↑personal manner * * * noun : the manner often solicitous and sympathetic that a physician assumes toward his patients * * * the attitude, approach, and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedside manner — the attitude, approach, and deportment of a doctor with patients: He has a reassuring bedside manner. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedside manner — N SING A doctor s bedside manner is the way in which they talk to their patients …   English dictionary

  • bedside manner — noun (singular) a doctor s bedside manner is the way that they talk to the people that they are treating …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bedside manner — a doctor s approach or attitude to a patient. → bedside …   English new terms dictionary

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