Sara L Swenson
Affiliation: University of California
- Patient-centered communication: do patients really prefer it?Sara L Swenson
Program in Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:1069-79. 2004..To investigate patient preferences for a patient-centered or a biomedical communication style...
- 'She gave it her best shot right away': patient experiences of biomedical and patient-centered communicationSara L Swenson
Program in Medical Ethics at the University of California, Box 0320, 400 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
Patient Educ Couns 61:200-11. 2006..We investigated patient responses to videotaped doctor-patient vignettes to ascertain what they liked about patient-centered and biomedical communication...
- The influence of depressive symptoms on clinician-patient communication among patients with type 2 diabetesSara L Swenson
Department of Internal Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
Med Care 46:257-65. 2008..We investigated whether diabetes patients with depressive symptoms, compared with those without depressive symptoms, report worse clinician-patient communication, and which domains of communication are most affected...