Interviewing and Patient Care

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byAllen J. Enelow, Douglas L. Forde, Kenneth Brummel-Smith

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This standard text on medical interviewing retains its core of open-ended and more directed interviewing techniques, but the Fourth Edition is more firmly anchored in the everyday practice of medicine. It contains much new material on the components of the medical history, interviewingcognitively impaired patients, interviewing children and their parents and the elderly, the interview in continuing care and when time is limited, delivering bad news, and many other practical issues.

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This standard text on medical interviewing retains its core of open-ended and more directed interviewing techniques, but the Fourth Edition is more firmly anchored in the everyday practice of medicine. It contains much new material on the components of the medical history, interviewingcognitively impaired patients, interviewing childre...

Allen J. Enelow is at University of California, Los Angeles (Emeritus). Douglas L. Forde is in private practice, Santa Monica, California. Kenneth Brummel-Smith is with the Providence Health System of Oregon.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 5.51 × 8.31 × 0.59 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195064445

ISBN - 13:9780195064445

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Table of Contents

1. The Interview in Clinical Medicine2. Basic Interviewing3. The Medical History4. Interviewing Patients Under Special Circumstances5. Emotional Responses to Patients and to Illness6. K. Brummel-Smith: Interviewing Children7. Interviewing the Family8. Interviewing the Older Adult9. Continuing Care10. G.H. Gordon: Giving Bad News/ Discussing Advance Directives

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"Communication is the key ingredient in the physician-patient relationship and this book provides you with a time-tested recipe for success....A finely crafted work that clearly and concisely teaches the art of interviewing....A space should be reserved for this volume on every familyphysician's bookshelf."--The Journal of Family Practice