Patient-Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method / Edition 2

Patient-Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method / Edition 2

by Robert C. Smith
     
 

Written by an eminent authority on interviewing techniques and resident training, Patient-Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method provides practical, how-to guidance on every aspect of physician-patient communication. Readers will hone their skills in patient-centered interviewing techniques whose effectiveness is documented by published evidence

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Written by an eminent authority on interviewing techniques and resident training, Patient-Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method provides practical, how-to guidance on every aspect of physician-patient communication. Readers will hone their skills in patient-centered interviewing techniques whose effectiveness is documented by published evidence. Chapters present techniques for defining the patient's symptoms, making the doctor-centered part of the interviewing process patient-friendly, and handling specific scenarios. Also included are effective strategies for summarizing data from the interview, presenting these findings to colleagues, and using patient education materials. The book's user-friendly design features icons, boxed case vignettes, and use of color to highlight key points.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781732796
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.65(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Instructor's Preface
Acknowledgments
1Interviewing1
2Facilitating Skills17
3Patient-Centered Interviewing35
4Symptom-Defining Skills73
5Doctor-Centered Interviewing95
6Advanced Interviewing: Adapting the Interview to Different Situations and Other Practical Issues147
7Advanced Interviewing: The Provider-Patient Relationship181
8Summarizing and Presenting the Patient's Story211
9Patient Education235
App. AResearch Report from the Annals of Internal Medicine: Academia and Clinic253
App. B: Foreword to the First Edition273
App. CExamples of Emotions287
App. DComplete Write-Up of Mrs. Jones' Initial Evaluation291
App. EMental Status Evaluation305
Subject Index309

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