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Are patients' perceptions of their physician's warmth and competence related to the outcomes of their chronic illness?

Qualities of patient-provider relationships may be especially important for patient who suffer from chronic illness and see providers repeatedly. This study aims to: 1. Longitudinally measure chronically ill patients' perceptions of how warm and competent their physician was during their most recent visit and, 2. Test whether these patient perceptions are related to outcomes of treatment, both psychological (e.g., stress) and physical (e.g., recovery time for major surgery).

The remaining questions allow you to outline in more detail the information needed to address your research question. The series of questions allow up to five entries. If you have more than five entries, please try to prioritize them and enter the remainder in the final field. When done, click Submit at the bottom. No

If you did not find your Data Item #1 in the dropdown selection above, please enter it here. Perceptions of physician's warmth and competence

By what method will Data Item #1 be obtained? This may Include procedures, tools, techniques, assays, and analytical approaches for the collection, measurement, or analysis of data. If you do not find the required method, you may enter it in the textbox below. Survey

Are there specifications that apply to the method by which Data Item #1 will be obtained, e.g., is the measurement taken once a year, every month, or some other variation? If you do not find your specification in the dropdown, you may enter it in the textbox below. Once per year

Data Item #2 History, health

Method #2 Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Specification #2 Once per year

Data Item #3 History, mental health

Method #3 Survey

Specification #3 Once per year

Data Item #4 Quality Of Life

Method #4 Survey

Specification #4 Once per year

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