Smith's Patient Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method, Third Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, 11 de mai. de 2012 - 284 páginas

A comprehensive, evidence-based introduction to the principles and practices of patient communication in a clinical setting

Endorsed by the American Academy on Communication for Healthcare

Updated and expanded by a multidisciplinary team of medical experts, Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing, Third Edition presents a step-by-step methodology for mastering every aspect of the medical interview. You will learn how to confidently obtain from patients accurate biomedical facts, as well as critical personal, social, and emotional information, allowing you to make precise diagnoses, develop effective treatment plans, and forge strong clinician-patient relationships.

The most evidence-based guide available on this topic, Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing applies the proven 5-Step approach, which integrates patient- and clinician-centered skills to improve effectiveness without adding extra time to the interview’s duration.

Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing covers everything from patient-centered and clinician-centered interviewing skills, such as:

  • Patient education
  • Motivating for behavior change
  • Breaking bad news
  • Managing different personality styles
  • Increasing personal awareness in mindful practice
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Using computers in the exam room
  • Reporting and presenting evaluations

Companion video and teaching supplement are available online. Read details inside the book.

 

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Chapter 1 The Medical Interview
1
Chapter 2 DataGathering and RelationshipBuilding Skills
13
PatientCentered Interviewing
29
Chapter 4 SymptomDefining Skills
63
ClinicianCentered Interviewing
81
The End of the Interview
133
Chapter 7 Adapting the Interview to Different Situations and Other Practical Issues
155
Chapter 8 The ClinicianPatient Relationship
189
Chapter 9 Summarizing and Presenting the Patients Story
213
Appendices
235
Index
275
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Robert Smith, MD is Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI.

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