SILENCE IS GOLDEN: PUTTING YOURSELF IN THE PATIENTS’ SHOES

Authors

  • Alessandra Soares Queiroz Universidade Estácio de Sá
  • Bruna de Abreu Porciúncula
  • Marina Ramos Baeta Neves
  • Natália Carneiro de Freitas
  • Rafaela Vieiralves João Izzo Pinto
  • Sergio Zaidhaft

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17267/2594-7907ijhe.v1i1.1597

Keywords:

Empathy, Silence, Medical Education, Qualitative research

Abstract

In order to develop empathy for patients and to have a better understanding of theirlimitations and difficulties of compliance to prescriptions and proscriptions, theDoctor-Patient Relationship discipline of a Brazilian medical school asks itsstudents to feel, for a certain time, the restrictions imposed by some disease orcondition.

Five female students, self-defined as extremely talkative, remained silent for two days. An individual report was made, and the experience of all was checked in regards to: the motivation and the expectations for the work; the reaction of relatives, teachers and colleagues; the feelings and reflections provided by the experience.

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Published

11/05/2017

Issue

Section

Experience Reports

How to Cite

1.
Soares Queiroz A, de Abreu Porciúncula B, Ramos Baeta Neves M, Carneiro de Freitas N, Vieiralves João Izzo Pinto R, Zaidhaft S. SILENCE IS GOLDEN: PUTTING YOURSELF IN THE PATIENTS’ SHOES. Intern J Educ H [Internet]. 2017 Nov. 5 [cited 2024 May 26];1(1):47-9. Available from: https://journals.bahiana.edu.br/index.php/educacao/article/view/1597

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