The Medical Interview: Clinical Care, Education, and Research / Edition 1

The Medical Interview: Clinical Care, Education, and Research / Edition 1

by Mack Jr. Lipkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387942572

ISBN-13: 9780387942575

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387942575
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
Frontiers of Primary Care Series
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
643
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Preface
Contributors
1Three Functions of the Medical Interview3
2Hypothesis Testing20
3Therapeutic Aspects of the Clinical Encounter32
4The Interview as a Clinical Negotiation50
5Performing the Interview65
6The Mental Status Examination83
7Use and Management of Physicians' Feelings During the Interview104
8Barriers to Effective Communication110
9Patient Education in the Medical Encounter: How to Facilitate Learning, Behavior Change, and Coping122
10Enhancing Cooperation with the Medical Regimen134
11Patients and Their Lives: Psychosocial and Behavioral Aspects147
12Cultural Factors in the Medical Interview153
13Gender Effects in Physician/Patient Interaction163
14The Bilingual Interview and Medical Interpretation172
15Conducting a Family Interview178
16The Telephone Interview187
17Terminating the Doctor/Patient Relationship196
18Interviewing Pediatric Patients209
19The Geriatric Interview221
20The Sexual History235
21Personality Styles251
22Interviewing the Psychotic Patient275
23Effective Interviewing and Intervention for Alcohol Problems284
24Interviewing the Suicidal Patient294
25Caring for Patients with Life-Threatening or Terminal Illness303
26Delivering Sad or Bad News316
27Bereavement324
28Shame, Humiliation, and Stigma in the Medical Interview333
29Medical Ethics and Doctor/Patient Communication345
30The Role of the Medical Interview in the Physician's Search for Meaning368
31Educational Theory and Teaching Medical Interviewing379
32A Developmental Awareness for Teaching Doctor/Patient Communication Skills388
33Standardized (Simulated) Patients and the Medical Interview397
34Teaching with Role-Play: A Structured Approach405
35Teaching Interviewing Using Direct Observation and Discussion of Actual Interviews413
36Teaching Medical Interviewing: The Lipkin Model422
37Evaluating a Faculty Development Course on Medical Interviewing436
38Evaluation of Medical Interviewing: Concepts and Principles451
39Evaluation Instruments for Medical Interviewing Skills460
40An Overview of Research on Medical Interviewing475
41A Guide to the Research Literature on Doctor/Patient Communication482
42Coding Categories for Investigating Medical Interviews: A Metaclassification489
43Affective and Nonverbal Aspects of the Medical Visit495
44Psychological Research on Diagnostic Reasoning504
45Accuracy of the Medical History: A Review of Current Concepts and Research511
46Patient Recall and Comprehension After the Medical Visit525
47The Patient-Centered Interview: Research Support530
48Patients' Assessments of Quality538
App. A. Instructional Use of Audio and Video Recording559
App. B. Bibliography567
Index629

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