The Medical Interview: Mastering Skills for Clinical Practice / Edition 5

The Medical Interview: Mastering Skills for Clinical Practice / Edition 5

by John L. Coulehan, Marian R. Block
     
 

ISBN-10: 080361246X

ISBN-13: 9780803612464

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Master the art of conducting a medical interview and in the process hone your communication skills. The authors have also created a downloadable interview organizer that can be used as a management tool for their first interviews.

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Overview

Master the art of conducting a medical interview and in the process hone your communication skills. The authors have also created a downloadable interview organizer that can be used as a management tool for their first interviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803612464
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
409
Sales rank:
272,223
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I: The Patient's Story

1. Interviewing as a Clinical Skill

2. Respect, Genuineness, and Empathy

3. Chief Complaint and Present Illness

4.
Other Active Problems, Past Medical History, and Family History

5. The Patient Profile

6.
The Sexual History

7. Review of Systems, Physical Examination, and Closure

8. The Clinical Narrative

II: Basic Skills in Practice

9. Communication in the Office Setting

10. Pediatric and Adolescent Interviewing

11. Interviewing the Geriatric Patient

12. Cultural Competence in the Interview

III: Challenges in the Interactive Process

13. Difficult Patient-Clinician Interactions

14.
Telling Bad News

15. Talking with Patients about Complementary and Alternative Medicine

16.
Ethics and the Law

17.
Malpractice and the Clinical Interview

18.
Education and Negotiation

19. The Medical Interview at Work

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