Communication Skills in Medicine / Edition 1

Communication Skills in Medicine / Edition 1

by Charles R. K. Hind, Hind
     
 

A guide to communication skills in medicine. The book explores all the types of scenarios doctors are likely to encounter, including congenital abnormalities, cancer, sudden death of a family member, the difficult patient and consulting relatives for a post mortem.See more details below

Overview

A guide to communication skills in medicine. The book explores all the types of scenarios doctors are likely to encounter, including congenital abnormalities, cancer, sudden death of a family member, the difficult patient and consulting relatives for a post mortem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727911520
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.46(d)

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Table of Contents

Talking to the parents of a baby with perinatal brain injuries, Steven Ryan; telling parents their child has severe congenital anomalies, Steven Ryan; supporting relatives following a cot death, Barbara M. Phillips; the child in whom you suspect non-accidental injury or sexual abuse, Marion Miles; talking to the parents of a child who is brain dead, Alistair W. Blair and Christopher R. Steer; communicating with young adults with cystic fibrosis, Anthony K. Webb; counselling your patient for an HIV blood test, Sheila Moss et al; telling your patient he or she has multiple sclerosis, Helen L. Ford and Michael H. Johnson; telling your patient he or she has cancer, Dawn L. Alison; dealing with the difficult patient, Sam P. Smith; discussing the question of resuscitation with the patient and relatives, Kevin Stewart; telling relatives that a family member has died suddenly, Jonathan Marrow; asking relatives for a postmortem examination, Simon J. Sherwood and Roger D. Start.

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