International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine
International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine
Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A (2020)

A study on Patients' approach towards the presence of medical student during consultation in outpatient department (OPD) in a medical college

Author(s): Bharani P Jada, Meghana Kankanla and Ravi kumar J
Abstract: Objectives: To know the patients’ approach towards the presence of medical students in Out Patient Department (OPD) and factors influencing it. Results: 60 % patients had previous encounter withmedical student. 88.3%allow medical student to observe, 87.4%allow them to examine and 90.1%feelit is important for their training.There is a statistically significant difference in the co-operation of married and unmarried patients concerning students’ general appearance and behavior (P value 0.001). Discussion: Even though Patients’ approach towards medical students’ presence is appreciable, nearly half of them expect politeness and respect.
Pages: 10-13  |  60 Views  25 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Bharani P Jada, Meghana Kankanla and Ravi kumar J. A study on Patients' approach towards the presence of medical student during consultation in outpatient department (OPD) in a medical college. International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine. 2020; 3(2): 10-13. DOI: 10.33545/comed.2020.v3.i2a.144
International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine