Friday, September 29, 2023

“We must take care of the intimacy, dignity and well-being of patients”

The thread was captured on Twitter by Carlos Velios, a doctor specializing in intensive care medicine.

“The system is focused on measurable outcomes and costs. This often means that professionals feel squeezed by the demand for results, unable to dedicate the necessary time to patients and their families.” With this phrase, intensive care physician Carlos Velios condemned lack of humanization which is experienced daily in health centers.

Many patients who come for consultation do not feel together when they are confronted difficult clinical diagnosis hey Complex medical tests. Many of them end up experiencing traumatic situations in which they feel “abused” by some health professionals.

The doctor believes that “the system does not encourage people to feel, hear and understand together. Because if Privacy, Dignity and Wellbeing What is missing in our patients is foundation, even though great diagnoses and treatments have been made. He believes it is time. people center: “patient. family. professional” and that “the system is not a constraint”.

Reflect to humanize healthcare

In his opinion expressed in this extensive thread (in which he includes the experience of a 68-year-old patient without his glasses, who waits for the test dressed only in a skimpy nightgown), Carlos Velios assures that “Professionals are very valuable” A system where people blur. “Small things tarnish” great stories“, he says aloud.

Intensive advocates “reflect” humanize healthcareA task that “seems to be pending and urgent”, explains another health professional, in which you should never forget that “the patient in front of you is a person who is also ill”.

Humanization: A Subject in Medical Degree

In a previous reflection, the therapist advocated engaging in medical school a subject in which doctors of the future are taught “Humanizing” the profession, “It is a subject that must be taught,” he said, “it is a choice that must be lived up to, an example that must be set and the foundation to be laid in the early period.”

There is an opinion that many colleagues and professors share and they also want to emphasize that “the same” Humanization is necessary Then while practicing medicine”.

While it may include statements, data or notes from health institutions or professionals, the information contained in medical writing is edited and prepared by journalists. We advise the reader to consult a health professional on any health-related questions.

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