Munavvar Izhar MD Explains The Importance of Educating Your Patients

When it comes to taking care of patients, there is no one quite like Munavvar Izhar MD. He has been working in the medical field for more than 30 years now and has made lasting connections with his patients. While some may say that Munavvar Izhar MD radiates kindness whenever it comes to patient care, there is another approach to his methods that many doctors overlook. The biggest impact that Munavvar Izhar MD has on his patients is the way he “connects” with his patients. After making the patient comfortable and gaining his/her confidence he makes sure to educate them on what is going on at all times.

Many doctors may approach their patients without developing a bond or connection and informing them briefly and vaguely about their medical conditions. How could the patient understand what is even going on if the information provided to them is vague? They come to the doctor looking for explanatory right answers! This can create confusion and a lack of transparency whenever it comes to patient care. Munavvar Izhar MD doesn’t believe that this is the right thing to do and has always taken the time to educate his patients along the way. He always attentively listens to his patients with full attention and eye contact and without any distractions of documenting in the EMR. This can help create a better relationship with the patient and provide a couple of important elements of feedback that can better improve the outcome. According to Dr. Munavvar Izhar, such techniques not only generate a strong Doctor-Patient relationship but also makes the patient amenable to appropriate and timely medical suggestions.

For one, Munavvar Izhar MD states that patient education can improve data upkeep. For example, a patient who is suffering from a condition and doesn’t know what to look for may report the wrong information to the doctor whenever they need help. Another technique that Dr. Munavvar Izhar emphasizes is reviewing all the patients’ medications with them. This not only facilitates better patient compliance with medications but eliminates errors of drug interactions, over or underdosing, and review of the drug’s side effect profile. Munavvar Izhar MD says that educating your patients can even save their lives by providing them with the right information to look out for in moments of critical need.

The steps that it takes in order to make sure that your patients are taken care of can be challenging but Munavvar Izhar MD believes in taking the long road in order to achieve patient wellness. Patients put their trust in you to help them overcome their medical conditions and not providing them with the right information could cost them in the future. Oftentimes, patients who seek help will be in and out of hospitals as they seek help to cure their conditions. It is an ongoing battle that Munavvar Izhar MD lives for and encourages other doctors to follow suit when it comes to proper patient education.

Dr. Munavvar Izhar strongly believes that the efforts that you put in today could save a patient’s life tomorrow.

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Dr. Munavvar Izhar

Dr. Munavvar Izhar is a nephrologist who specializes in nephrology, hypertension and nephrology, as well as nephrology and renal medicine.