By Auguste H. Fortin(Author), Francesca C. Dwamena(Author), Richard M. Frankel(Author), Robert C Smith(Author)
Size : 13.69 MB
The definitive evidence-based guide to effective patient-centered interviewing
A Doody’s Core Title for 2019!
Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing, Fourth Edition is a practical introductory textbook covering the essentials of patient interviewing. The most evidence based-guide available on the topic, and endorsed by the Academy of Communication in Healthcare, this acclaimed resource applies the proven 5-Step approach which integrates patient and clinical centered skills to improve effectiveness without adding extra time to the interview duration.
Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing covers important topics such as:
•Motivating for behavior change
•Breaking bad news
•Managing different personality types
•Increasing personal awareness in mindful practice
•Using computers in the exam room
•Reporting and presenting evaluations
The book’s user-friendly design features icons, boxed case vignettes, and the use of color to highlight key points. Learning aids include practice exercises in each chapter, a pocket card, lists of essential questions, and graphics that facilitate understanding and retention.
If you are in need of an evidence-based text that provides a proven systematic framework for taking an effective history, your search ends here.