Health Professional and Patient Interaction / Edition 4

Health Professional and Patient Interaction / Edition 4

by Ruth B. Purtilo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721673961

ISBN-13: 9780721673967

Pub. Date: 02/28/1990

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Covering strategies for effective communication, Health Professional and Patient Interaction, 8th Edition provides the tools to help you establish positive patient relationships built on respect. Practical examples and scenarios show how to apply respect and professionalism to patients of various ages and levels of impairment. New to this edition is an

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Covering strategies for effective communication, Health Professional and Patient Interaction, 8th Edition provides the tools to help you establish positive patient relationships built on respect. Practical examples and scenarios show how to apply respect and professionalism to patients of various ages and levels of impairment. New to this edition is an Evolve companion website with video clips and simulation activities, each showing the principles of respectful interactions between health care professionals and patients. Written by an expert author team of Ruth Purtilo, Amy Haddad, and Regina Doherty, this resource addresses respect in the context of different practice settings, a diverse society, and difficult situations.


• Patient Cases
introduce the patient’s point of view to illustrate key principles and encourage a more personal connection.
Reflections boxes challenge you to apply critical thinking skills and your personal experience to different scenarios.
Questions for Thought and Discussion at the end of each section help you apply your knowledge to a variety of situations.
Interdisciplinary approach addresses basic issues that apply to many different healthcare disciplines.
Strategies for effective communication are shown with patient examples and scenarios, applied to patients of all ages and with various levels of physical and emotional impairment.
An emphasis on respect and ethics sets up a basis for building positive relationships with patients.


• Updated
health care terminology keeps you current with communication in today’s health care settings.
Expanded content on diversity reflects diverse patient populations and shows how to respect differences.
NEW author Regina Doherty brings an occupational therapy perspective to this edition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721673967
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/28/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
339

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Creating a Context of Respect1
Ch. 1Respect: The Difference It Makes3
Ch. 2Respect in the Instutitional Settings of Health Care19
Ch. 3Respect in a Diverse Society35
Pt. 2Respect for Yourself61
Ch. 4Respect for Yourself as a Student63
Ch. 5Respect for Yourself in Your Professional Capacity77
Ch. 6Enhancing Self-Respect through Good Persronal Habits89
Pt. 3Respect for the Patient's Situation107
Ch. 7Challenges to Patients109
Ch. 8Respect for the Patient's Personal Relationships127
Pt. 4Respect through Communication141
Ch. 9The Patient's Story143
Ch. 10Respectful Communication in an Information Age157
Pt. 5Components of Respectful Interaction187
Ch. 11Professional Relatedness Built on Respect189
Ch. 12Professional Boundaries Guided by Respect207
Ch. 13Professional Closeness: Respect at Its Best223
Pt. 6Respectful Interaction: Working with Patients Effectively237
Ch. 14Respectful Interaction: Working with Newborns, Infants, and Toddlers239
Ch. 15Respectful Interaction: Working with the Child and Adolescent257
Ch. 16Respectful Interaction: Working with the Adult269
Ch. 17Respectful Interaction: Working with the Older Adult289
Pt. 7Some Special Challenges309
Ch. 18Respectful Interaction When the Patient Is Dying311
Ch. 19Respectful Interaction in Other Difficult Situations337
Questions for Thought and Discussion352
Index355

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