Patient-Centered Medicine: Transforming the Clinical Method / Edition 1

Patient-Centered Medicine: Transforming the Clinical Method / Edition 1

by Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown, W . Wayne Weston, Ian R. McWhinney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803956894

ISBN-13: 9780803956896

Pub. Date: 03/28/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Emphasizing holistic philosophy, this important book encourages practitioners to surpass treatment based strictly on a one-dimensional, biomedical assessment of their patients. Among the topics covered are: conceptualizations of ill-health; consideration of the patient as an individual; the establishment of goals and cooperative strategy between physician and

Overview

Emphasizing holistic philosophy, this important book encourages practitioners to surpass treatment based strictly on a one-dimensional, biomedical assessment of their patients. Among the topics covered are: conceptualizations of ill-health; consideration of the patient as an individual; the establishment of goals and cooperative strategy between physician and patient; and the realistic allocation of time, energy, and other resources of the health care provider.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803956896
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Moira Stewart and W Wayne Weston
Why We Need a New Clinical Method - Ian R Mc Whinney
PART ONE: THE CONCEPTS
Overview of the Patient-Centered Clinical Method - W Wayne Weston and Judith Belle Brown
The First Component - Judith Belle Brown, W Wayne Weston and Moira Stewart
Exploring both the Disease and the Illness Experience
Being Understood: Case Illustrating Component 1 - Judith Belle Brown, W Wayne Weston and Moira Stewart
The Second Component - Judith Belle Brown and W Wayne Weston
Understanding the Whole Person
Lost Dreams: Case Illustrating Component 2 - Judith Belle Brown
The Third Component - Judith Belle Brown, W Wayne Weston and Moira Stewart
Finding Common Ground
Breaking the Habit is Hard to Do: Case Illustrating Component 3 - Martin J Bass and Judith Belle Brown
The Fourth Component - Carol L Mc William and Thomas R Freeman
Incorporating Prevention and Health Promotion
"An Ounce of Prevention...A Pound of Cure ": First Case Illustrating Component 4 - Thomas R Freeman, Moira Stewart and Judith Belle Brown
Choices and Chances - Whose Responsibility?: Second Case Illustrating Component 4 - Carol L Mc William and Judith Belle Brown
The Fifth Component - Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Ian R Mc Whinney
Enhancing the Relationship
Control and Reassurance: Case Illustrating Component 5 - Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and W Wayne Weston
The Sixth Component - Judith Belle Brown, Carol L Mc William and W Wayne Weston
Being Realistic
"Show Me the Way to Go Home ": Case Illustrating Component 6 - Carol L Mc William, Judith Belle Brown and John Yaphe
PART TWO: LEARNING AND TEACHING
Teaching the Patient-Centered Method - W Wayne Weston and Judith Belle Brown
The Human Dimensions of Medical Education
Dealing with Common Difficulties in Learning and Teaching the Patient-Centered Method - W Wayne Weston and Judith Belle Brown
Teaching the Patient-Centered Method - W Wayne Weston and Judith Belle Brown
Instructional Methods
Teaching the Patient-Centered Method - W Wayne Weston and Judith Belle Brown
Practical Tips
The Case Report as a Teaching Tool for Patient-Centered Communication - Thomas R Freeman
PART THREE: RESEARCH ON PATIENT-CENTERED COMMUNICATION
Studies of Health Outcomes and Patient-Centered Communication - Moira Stewart
Methods of Scoring Patient-Centeredness - Moira Stewart
Qualitative Approaches that Illuminate Patient-Centered Care - Carol L Mc William
Patient-Doctor Relationships over Time - Moira Stewart
Conclusion: Opportunities for the Future - Moira Stewart

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