the attitude, approach, and deportment of a doctor with patients:
He has a reassuring bedside manner.
“The sicker the patient, the less important is bedside manner,” he says.
Huckabee on Romney: If You Have Cancer, Who Cares if Your Surgeon Is a Jerk? Howard Kurtz August 27, 2012
Online diagnoses are delivered hyperbolically and without a shred of bedside manner.
Strangers Diagnose Your Illness and Get Cash in Return Kevin Zawacki August 14, 2014
The bedside manner it is that they use in the Mater hospice.
Ulysses James Joyce
“Oh, not a great deal,” Fernand smiled, with the bedside manner of a family doctor.
What Will People Say? Rupert Hughes
He wears the frock coat and cultivates the “bedside manner” of the fashionable physician with scrupulous conventionality.
The Philanderer George Bernard Shaw
He affected the bedside manner of the kind, breezy old physician; and probably gave a good deal of comfort.
The Man Upstairs P. G. Wodehouse
Impossible to think of Hansombody attracting the lightning, with his bedside manner!
The Mayor of Troy Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Dr. Berry was a round little man with soulful eyes and a twenty-four-hour bedside manner.
Special Delivery Damon Francis Knight
In that age came into use among doctors “the bedside manner.”
George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians T. Martin Wood
His benevolent action and “bedside manner” were in accordance with the medical science of the time.
In the Wrong Paradise Andrew Lang
bedside manner bed·side manner (běd’sīd’)
The attitude and conduct of a physician in the presence of a patient.
a combination bedroom and sitting room. Historical Examples It was what is known as a “bed-sitter” on the ground-floor at the end of the main passage. The Hypocrite Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
- Bed skirt
noun a decorative covering that is placed under a mattress and hangs to the floor, esp. hiding what is under the bed Word Origin from its resemblance to a skirt
an ulceration of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by poor circulation due to prolonged pressure on body parts, especially bony protuberances, occurring in bedridden or immobile patients; decubitus ulcer. Historical Examples The patient became progressively emaciated and exhausted, cystitis persisted, the bedsore deepened. Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 George Henry Makins noun the […]