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The rhinoplasty consultation and the business of rhinoplasty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19181276     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The business of rhinoplasty has undergone changes in keeping with increased competitive pressures locally, nationally, and internationally. Patient demands and progress in the field have abolished the "cookie-cutter" nose, with patients now requesting extensive discussions and predictions with computer photoimaging. The R-Factor Question and The D.O.S. Conversation are effective tools in rhinoplasty consultations. These tools provide patients with the clarity of what surgery can do for their lives and help patients overcome the fear produced by the overwhelming amount of information available. By helping our patients achieve the next level of success in their lives, we guarantee ourselves a busy practice filled with happy patients. The rhinoplasty consultation is the key to beginning this relationship of success.
Authors:
Minas Constantinides
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1558-1926     ISO Abbreviation:  Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-02     Completed Date:  2009-06-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9414907     Medline TA:  Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-5, v     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, 530 First Avenue, Suite 7U, New York, NY 10016, USA. minas.constantinides@med.nyu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Commodification
Humans
Internet
Marketing of Health Services
Patient Education as Topic
Physician-Patient Relations
Referral and Consultation / organization & administration*
Rhinoplasty*

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