The Patient’s experience and the importance of good communication.
The following offers insightful information about our Executive Director of the Rome Foundation, Mrs Johannah Ruddy’s, transition from illness to health. It includes her personal journey as published in Gastroenterology in December 2018 along with a video of her experience. Also included is a perspective on her transition by Douglas A. Drossman, MD.
Video on the importance of good communication in the care of patients with Functional GI Disorders.
This video explains the reasons why patients with IBS and other functional GI disorders may be stigmatized by their caretakers and then effective communication techniques are provided to help physician and patient satisfaction in the care.