Richard Rathe, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine (ret.) and Medical Informatician

Archive for May, 2011

Responding to Emotions with BATHE

Posted: May 17th, 2011 •• Category: Medicine, Teaching

Being able to handle emotional situations is an important interviewing skill. It is safe to assume that every patient has some form of emotional response to significant illness. There is also growing evidence that an individual’s emotional state can effect or even cause physical disease. The patient will often give you several clues that should […]