Simulated Interview Demonstration of Patient and her Husband

Douglas A. Drossman, MD, Albena Halpert, MD and Davis Stillson — 17 minutes

In this video Dr. Drossman interviews a simulated patient, Ms. Smith (played by Dr. Halpert) who has IBS and her husband. The members of the audience created this scenario where the husband is seen as “intrusive” to the interview process. Dr. Drossman demonstrates how he would handle this challenging interview situation and also called on the audience to make comments and suggestions.