Hartman, Tim C. olde; Rijswijk, Eric van; van Dulmen, Sandra; Weel-Baumgarten, Evelyn van; Lucassen, Peter; Van Weel, Chris
Objective: To study doctor-patient interaction styles in consultations with patients presenting persistent medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and to study on which stages of the consultation patients and doctors focus within the available time. Methods: exploratory, qualitative analysis of transcripts of 20 videotaped consultations between family physicians (FP) and persistent MUS patients. Results: Patients presented many symptoms in a rather unstructured way. However, FPs hardly used...[Show more]
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