Master the art of conducting a medical interview and in the process hone your communication skills. The authors have also created a downloadable interview organizer that can be used as a management tool for their first interviews.
- Enhanced and reorganized material on the patient profile, lifestyle, substance abuse, and sexual history.
- New section on interviewing skills related to ethical and legal issues and how to deal with unanticipated adverse outcomes.
- Web-based interview organizer available at DavisPlus
- Cut-and-carry interview tips
- Two additional chapters
- Helping patients understand, interpret, and utilize material obtained on the Internet.
- More coverage of transparency in the medical interview.
- Handling difficult interview situations and difficult patients.
- How spirituality relates to healthcare and the clinician-patient interaction.
- Redesigned interview format for greater ease-of-use and clearer understanding.
I: The Patient's Story
1. Interviewing as a Clinical Skill
2. Respect, Genuineness, and Empathy
3. Chief Complaint and Present Illness
Other Active Problems, Past Medical History, and Family History
5. The Patient Profile
The Sexual History
7. Review of Systems, Physical Examination, and Closure
8. The Clinical Narrative
II: Basic Skills in Practice
9. Communication in the Office Setting
10. Pediatric and Adolescent Interviewing
11. Interviewing the Geriatric Patient
12. Cultural Competence in the Interview
III: Challenges in the Interactive Process
13. Difficult Patient-Clinician Interactions
Telling Bad News
15. Talking with Patients about Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Ethics and the Law
Malpractice and the Clinical Interview
Education and Negotiation
19. The Medical Interview at Work
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