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Author Coulehan, John L., 1943-

Title The medical interview : mastering skills for clinical practice / John L. Coulehan, Marian L. Block.

Published Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  616.0751 COUL    AVAILABLE
Edition 5th ed.
Physical description xix, 409 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 388-399) and index.
Contents Pt. 1 : The patient's story -- Interviewing as a clinical skill -- Respect, genuineness, and empathy -- Chief complaint and present illness -- Other active problems, past medical history, and family history -- The patient profile -- The sexual history -- Review of systems, physical examination, and closure -- The clinical narrative -- Pt. 2 : Basic skills in practice -- Communication in the office setting -- Pediatric and adolescent interviewing -- Interviewing the geriatric patient -- Cultural competence in the interview -- Pt. 3 : Challenges in the interactive process -- Difficult patient-clinician interactions -- Telling bad news -- Talking with patients about complementary and alternative medicine -- Ethics and the law -- Malpractice and the clinical interview -- Education and negotiation -- The medical interview at work -- Resources.
Other author Block, Marian R., 1947-
Subject Medical history taking.
Physical diagnosis.
Narrative medicine.
ISBN 080361246X (paperback)