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healthonway edical and surgical treatment.This greatly affects the traditional doctor-patient relationship we know.


These reasonshave made it more and more difficult to maintain a transparent and openrelationship between the doctor and his patients. The boundaries that govern anideal and healthy doctor-patient relationship are becoming blurred and theconsultation is more challenging for physicians.

A chaperone worksexcellently to make the doctor-patient relationship stronger and more reliable.However, the reports show a surprising lack of awareness among the medicalcommunity.


According to asurvey published by BMJ (2015), it shows that:

• Around 37% ofgeneral practitioners admitted having a companion policy.

• While 68% ofmale general practitioners offered a companion when they performed an intimatephysical examination, only 5% of female general practitioners admitted it.

• Only 54% of menand about 2% of women practicing general medicine admitted having a companionwhen they performed the exams.

• More than 70%of women and 8% of general male doctors admitted that they never use acompanion when they perform an intimate examination of patients.


When the generalpractitioners used a chaperone, the sources were varied, such as:

• 22% of generalpractitioners interviewed used general practice recorders or students aschaperones.

• 47% used afamily member or a person accompanying the patient as chaperones.

• 43% of generalpractitioners used non-clinical practice personnel such as chaperones.

  Friday, November 8, 2019 at 3:08:02 AM

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