The Medical Interview (Paperback)

Mastering Skills for Clinical Practice (Medical Interview (Coulehan))

By John Coulehan

F. A. Davis Company, 9780803612464

Publication Date: October 1, 2005

List Price: 58.95*
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  • 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.