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    Importance of the information therapy Importance of the information therapy Presentation Transcript

    • IMPORTANCE OF INFORMATION THERAPY -KUNAL.G.PAI
    • What is information therapy?
      • It is the therapeutic provision of information to the people for the amelioration of physical and mental health and well being.
    • To make it easier
      • Information therapy is the prescription of the right information, to the right person, at the right time to help make a better health decision.
    • Why is it important?
    • What does the patient expects from us when he approaches us?
      • Give a definite answer
      • And be the bearer of good and bad news
      • Be empathetic and be compassionate
    • How does it help the patient?
      • Gives the patient autonomy over his body and the treatment he wishes to go through.
      • Helps in self monitoring long term diseases.
      • Removal of socially imbibed ideas
      • Patient safety is ensured
      • Helps in reducing his expenses
      • Brings about a degree of satisfaction
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    • In what form should this information be?
      • In the patients language
      • Accessible
      • Decision focussed
      • Evidence based
      • Referenced
      • Up to date
      • Free from commercial bias
    • What happens if information therapy is not given?
    • What needs to be done?
      • Filter out information for patients and make the patients aware of these information sources
      • Make the patient aware of their rights
      • Involve the patient actively
    • THANK YOU