Effects of changing practitioner empathy and patient expectations in healthcare consultations
Howick J., Fanshawe TR., Mebius A., Lewith G., Heneghan CJ., Bishop F., Little P., Mistiaen P., Roberts NW.
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: The main aim of this review will be to assess the effects of changing practitioner empathy or patient expectations for all conditions. The main objective is to conduct a systematic review of randomised trials where the intervention involves manipulating either (a) practitioner empathy or (b) patient expectations, or (c) both.