Tell Patients NO! Or Do Better?

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Tell the patient NO!!!

Limits must be set, or else!

Or else we do better?


  1. I think telling the patient no directly in the face can be a little harsh you can start by talking calmly and try to convince them that the answer is no but if they don’t agree you need to use your way


    1. I’ve found the actual word “no” carries more baggage than the actual message. I use “Yes, but,” or some other formn of gentle introduction to the concept. Takes more time, well worth it in my experience. The less you use it, the less you hear it back…
      Thanks for taking the time to write! – Greg

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