bedside manner

bedside manner
noun
manner or conduct of a physician in the presence of a patient
Hypernyms: ↑manner, ↑personal manner

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noun
: the manner often solicitous and sympathetic that a physician assumes toward his patients

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the attitude, approach, and deportment of a doctor with patients: He has a reassuring bedside manner.
[1865-70]

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bedside manner noun
That assumed by a doctor, etc at a sickbed
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bedside manner UK US noun [singular]
the way in which a doctor behaves towards a person in their care
Thesaurus: work or job of a doctor or nursehyponym medical tests and examinationshyponym

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bedside manner,
1. the deportment of a doctor at the bedside of a patient: »

The ordinary notion is that a good bedside manner consists of suavity carried to the verge of civility (British Medical Journal).

2. a smoothly winning or persuasive manner: »

A rotund intellectual of 48, with a disarming editorial bedside manner... (Newsweek).

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a doctor's approach or attitude toward a patient

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noun, pl ⋯ -ners [count]
: the way a doctor or nurse behaves with patients

A number of patients have complained about the doctor's impersonal bedside manner.

a nurse with a warm bedside manner

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ˌbedside ˈmanner [bedside manner] noun singular
the way in which a doctor or other person talks to sb who is ill/sick

a sympathetic bedside manner


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