ISBN-10:
1846193923
ISBN-13:
9781846193927
Pub. Date:
12/01/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Doctor's Communication Handbook, 6th Edition / Edition 6

The Doctor's Communication Handbook, 6th Edition / Edition 6

by Dr. Peter Tate

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ISBN-13: 9781846193927
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the sixth edition vii

About the author ix

1 Some early truths to remember 1

2 How doctors talk to patients and why 9

3 Different types of patient 19

4 The patient's learning circle 33

5 How you feel is as important as what you know 47

6 What you need to achieve in a consultation 61

7 Ways of looking at the consultation 85

8 The magic move? 95

9 Useful strategies and skills 105

10 Wider communication and ethical issues 125

11 The essence of good doctoring: a personal interlude 145

12 Special situations and patients 153

13 Summary 171

Appendix 1 Suggested reading 177

Appendix 2 The ICE man cometh 181

Index 187

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