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    Smith's Patient Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method, Third Edition

    By: Auguste H. Fortin, Richard M. Frankel

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    A comprehensive, evidence-based introduction to the principles and practices of patient communication in a clinical setting

    Endorsed by the American Academy on Communication for Healthcare

    Updated and expanded by a multidisciplinary team of medical experts, Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing, Third Edition presents a step-by-step methodology for mastering every aspect of the medical interview. You will learn how to confidently obtain from patients accurate biomedical facts, as well as critical personal, social, and emotional information, allowing you to make precise diagnoses, develop effective treatment plans, and forge strong clinician-patient relationships.

    The most evidence-based guide available on this topic, Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing applies the proven 5-Step approach, which integrates patient- and clinician-centered skills to improve effectiveness without adding extra time to the interview’s duration.

    Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing covers everything from patient-centered and clinician-centered interviewing skills, such as:

    Patient education

    Motivating for behavior change

    Breaking bad news

    Managing different personality styles

    Increasing personal awareness in mindful practice

    Nonverbal communication

    Using computers in the exam room

    Reporting and presenting evaluations

    Companion video and teaching supplement are available online. Read details inside the book.

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