Health Professional And Patient Interaction by Ruth B. PurtiloHealth Professional And Patient Interaction by Ruth B. Purtilo

Health Professional And Patient Interaction

byRuth B. Purtilo, Amy M. Haddad, Regina F. Doherty

Paperback | December 21, 2012

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Covering strategies for effective communication,Health Professional and Patient Interaction, 8th Edition provides the tools to help you establish positive patient relationships built on respect. Practical examples and scenarios show how to apply respect and professionalism to patients of various ages and levels of impairment. New to this edition is an Evolve companion website with video clips and simulation activities, each showing the principles of respectful interactions between health care professionals and patients. Written by an expert author team of Ruth Purtilo, Amy Haddad, and Regina Doherty, this resource addresses respect in the context of different practice settings, a diverse society, and difficult situations.

Title:Health Professional And Patient InteractionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:December 21, 2012Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1455728985

ISBN - 13:9781455728985

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Table of Contents

Part I: Creating a Context of Respect
1. Respect: The Difference it Makes
2. Respect in the Organizational Settings of Health Care
3. Respect in a Diverse Society
Part II: Respect for Yourself
4. Respect for Yourself during Your Student Years
5. Respect for Yourself in Your Professional Capacity
Part III: Respect for the Patient's Situation
6. Respect for Challenges Facing Patients
7. Respect for the Patient's Significant Relationships
Part IV: Respect through Communication
8. The Patient's Story
9. Respectful Communication in an Information Age
Part V: Components of Respectful Interaction
10. Professional Relatedness Built on Respect
11. Professional Boundaries Guided by Respect
NEW! Part VI: Some Special Challenges
12. Respectful Interaction When the Patient is Dying
13. Respectful Interaction in Difficult Situations
Part VII: Respectful Interaction Across the Life Span
14. Respectful Interaction: Working with Newborns, Infants, Toddlers, or Preschoolers
15. Respectful Interaction: Working with Children and Adolescents
16. Respectful Interaction: Working with Adults
17. Respectful Interaction: Working with Older Adults