Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Qom University of Medical science, Qom, Iran

2 Postgraduate student in health care management, Mazandaran University of medical sciences, Sari, Iran

3 Postgraduate student in health care management, Qazvin University of medical sciences, Qazvin, Iran


Today, the relationship between doctor and pivotal patient role in providing managed services in efficient primary health and medical services was proved. Therefore, this article will pay patients' attitudes about how to communicate with patients in selected hospitals at Qom University of Medical Sciences. This study was descriptive-analytic using a standard questionnaire PDRQ-9 were completed. In this research study, 185 patients in three hospitals, for example, Ayatollah Golpayegani, Vali-Asr and Imam Reza in Qom, were studied. The results demonstrated high patient satisfaction with the quality of their relationships with physicians, obstetrics and gynecology. It is also show that with 78 % satisfaction (P = 0/003) as well as internal medicine physicians with 82 % satisfaction (P = 0/042). Patients with a college education is a significant dissatisfaction in relationship with their doctor (P = 0/001). In contrast, both female and male patients generally had moderate satisfaction with their physician communication a significant interaction between gender and the mean score physician-patient (P = 0/203). The results of this study, patient satisfaction with the medical team of the communication medium is not satisfactory and may be due to ignorance or negligence of medical staff in with the patient. The heart of theoretical and practical clinical skills training programs offered in medical science should be more to it.

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The Attitudes of Patients about How to Communicate Doctor with Patients in Selected Hospitals of Qom University of Medical Sciences


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