The Medical Interview: Clinical Care, Education, and Research / Edition 1by Mack Jr. Lipkin
Pub. Date: 01/01/1995
Publisher: Springer New York
The medical interview is a core clinical skill. It is the medium of doctor-patient communication and relationship, the most important single source of diagnostic data, and the means through which the physician elicits the patient's cooperation in the processes of care. This book draws together a wealth of research and scholarship concerning the medical interview
The medical interview is a core clinical skill. It is the medium of doctor-patient communication and relationship, the most important single source of diagnostic data, and the means through which the physician elicits the patient's cooperation in the processes of care. This book draws together a wealth of research and scholarship concerning the medical interview and structures the large domain of knowledge addressing the medical interview and related skills.
The book begins with general aspects of the interview, then focuses on specific situations and types of interviews, and finally, covers ethics, teaching, evaluation, research, and resources.
Table of Contents
I. A Framework for the Medical Interview.- 1. Three Functions of the Medical Interview.- 2. Hypothesis Testing.- 3. Therapeutic Aspects of the Clinical Encounter.- 4. The Interview as a Clinical Negotiation.- II. The Structure and Process of the Medical Interview.- 5. Performing the Interview.- 6. The Mental Status Examination.- 7. Use and Management of Physicians’ Feelings During the Interview.- 8. Barriers to Effective Communication.- 9. Patient Education in the Medical Encounter: How to Facilitate Learning, Behavior Change, and Coping.- 10. Enhancing Cooperation with the Medical Regimen.- III. The Context of the Interview.- 11. Patients and Their Lives: Psychosocial and Behavioral Aspects.- 12. Cultural Factors in the Medical Interview.- 13. Gender Effects in Physician/Patient Interaction.- 14. The Bilingual Interview and Medical Interpretation.- 15. Conducting a Family Interview.- 16. The Telephone Interview.- 17. Terminating the Doctor/Patient Relationship.- IV. Specific Interview Situations.- 18. Interviewing Pediatric Patients.- 19. The Geriatric Interview.- 20. The Sexual History.- 21. Personality Styles.- 22. Interviewing the Psychotic Patient.- 23. Effective Interviewing and Intervention for Alcohol Problems.- 24. Interviewing the Suicidal Patient.- 25. Caring for Patients with Life-Threatening or Terminal Illness.- 26. Delivering Sad or Bad News.- 27. Bereavement.- V. Values, Ethics, and Legal Issues.- 28. Shame, Humiliation, and Stigma in the Medical Interview.- 29. Medical Ethics and Doctor/Patient Communication.- 30. The Role of the Medical Interview in the Physician’s Search for Meaning.- VI. Teaching and Faculty Development.- 31. Educational Theory and Teaching Medical Interviewing.- 32. A Developmental Awareness for Teaching Doctor/Patient Communication Skills.- 33. Standardized (Simulated) Patients and the Medical Interview.- 34. Teaching with Role-Play: A Structured Approach.- 35. Teaching Interviewing Using Direct Observation and Discussion of Actual Interviews.- 36. Teaching Medical Interviewing: The Lipkin Model.- 37. Evaluating a Faculty Development Course on Medical Interviewing.- VII. Evaluation of the Interview.- 38. Evaluation of Medical Interviewing: Concepts and Principles.- 39. Evaluation Instruments for Medical Interviewing Skills.- VIII. Research on the Medical Interview.- 40. An Overview of Research on Medical Interviewing.- 41. A Guide to the Research Literature on Doctor/Patient Communication.- 42. Coding Categories for Investigating Medical Interviews: A MetaClassification.- 43. Affective and Nonverbal Aspects of the Medical Visit.- 44. Psychological Research on Diagnostic Reasoning.- 45. Accuracy of the Medical History: A Review of Current Concepts and Research.- 46. Patient Recall and Comprehension After the Medical Visit.- 47. The Patient-Centered Interview: Research Support.- 48. Patients’ Assessments of Quality.- Appendices.- A. Instructional Use of Audio and Video Recording John Femino and Catherine Dubé.- B. Bibliography.
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