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The definitive evidence-based guide to effective patient-centered interviewing
A Doodys Core Title for 2019! Smiths 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.Smiths Patient-Centered Interviewing
covers important topics such as:
Motivating for behavior change
Breaking bad news
Managing different personality types
Increasing personal awareness in mindful practice
Using computers in the exam room
Reporting and presenting evaluations
The books 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.
August Hector Fortin, VI, MD, MPHis Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University.
Francesca Dwamena, MD, MS, FACP, FAACHis Chairperson of the Deparl√ž