Listening with intent
Know how to listen and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Listening in medicine is only of value when it is combined with an ability to decipher the patient's utterances and gestures and act upon them
- history taking
- learning to hear in neurology
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
Contributors All my own work.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent for publication Not required.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned. Externally peer reviewed by Hannah Cock, London, UK.
Read the full text or download the PDF:
Other content recommended for you
- Communication changes in Parkinson’s disease
- Repetitive speech phenomena in Parkinson's disease
- Effects of subthalamic deep brain stimulation on dysarthrophonia in Parkinson’s disease
- Discovering untapped relationship potential with patients in telehealth: a qualitative interview study
- Making the diagnosis in patients with blackouts: it’s all in the history
- Placebo effects and racial and ethnic health disparities: an unjust and underexplored connection
- Distinct phenotypes of speech and voice disorders in Parkinson's disease after subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation
- Dysarthria in individuals with Parkinson's disease: a protocol for a binational, cross-sectional, case-controlled study in French and European Portuguese (FraLusoPark)
- Staring, tone of voice, anxiety, mumbling, and pacing in the ED were cues for violence toward nurses
- Use of music to enhance sleep and psychological outcomes in critically ill patients: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis