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

2017-11-05

How to Cite

Soares Queiroz, A., de Abreu Porciúncula, B., Ramos Baeta Neves, M., Carneiro de Freitas, N., Vieiralves João Izzo Pinto, R., & Zaidhaft, S. (2017). SILENCE IS GOLDEN: PUTTING YOURSELF IN THE PATIENTS’ SHOES. International Journal of Education and Health, 1(1), 47–49. https://doi.org/10.17267/2594-7907ijhe.v1i1.1597

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Section

Experience Reports

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