Smith's Patient Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method, Fourth Edition-Original PDF

Smith’s Patient Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method, Fourth Edition-Original PDF

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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:

•Patient Education

•Motivating for behavior change

•Breaking bad news

•Managing different personality types

•Increasing personal awareness in mindful practice

•Nonverbal communication

•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.

Product details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 4 edition (August 31, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1259644626
  • ISBN-13: 978-1259644627