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bedside manner

noun

: the way a doctor or nurse behaves with patients

Full Definition of BEDSIDE MANNER

:  the manner that a physician assumes toward patients

Examples of BEDSIDE MANNER

  1. A number of patients have complained about the doctor's impersonal bedside manner.
  2. a nurse with a warm bedside manner

First Known Use of BEDSIDE MANNER

1848

bedside manner

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BEDSIDE MANNER

:  the manner that a physician assumes toward patients

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