The Health Care Blog: The Patient Explanatory Model

“The vast majority of patients are not from the culture of biomedicine… Routine clinical encounters are often the times when they are being asked to make major lifestyle changes.” Namratha Kandula, MD delves into Arthur Kleinman’s ‘Patient Explanatory Model’ in this older, but relevant article for all healthcare professionals. Kleinman’s ‘Eight Questions’ will get the insight for how patient’s see themselves, their bodies, and their health.

To read the full article, click HERE.

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