ISBN: 9780323052214
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Saunders
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The Medical Interview, 3rd Edition

by Steven A. Cole, MD, MA, FAPA and Julian Bird, MA (CANTAB), FRCP, FRCPSYCH
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ISBN: 9780323052214
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Saunders
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The Medical Interview by Drs. Steven A. Cole and Julian Bird equips you to communicate effectively with your patients so you can provide optimal care! This best-selling, widely adopted resource presents a practical, systematic approach to honing your basic interviewing skills and managing common challenging communicating situations. Its Three-Function Approach – "Build the Relationship," "Assess and Understand," and Collaborative Management" offers straightforward tasks, behaviors, and skills that can be easily mastered, making this an ideal learning tool for beginners and a valuable reference for experienced healthcare professionals.

    • Effectively meet a full range of communication challenges including language and cultural barriers, sexual issues, elderly patients, breaking bad news, and non-adherence.
    • Easily apply proven techniques with help from supportive case examples and actual interview questions.
    • Get the skills you need now with new chapters covering advanced topics and applications including "Presentation and Documentation," nonverbal communication, using psychological principles in medical practice, and integrating structure and function.
    • Quickly review information with summary tables, boxes and bulleted lists.
    • Get access on the go with the fully searchable text online at Student Consult, including cost-free access to a specially customized, interactive web-based Module on Brief Action Planning (BAP), a key component of the web-based, interactive Comprehensive Motivational Interventions (CMI)™ e-learning platform.
  • Table of Contents

    I. Three Functions Of The Medical Interview

    1. Learning to Interview Using the Three Function Approach
    2. Why Three Functions?
    3. Function 1: Build The Relationship  
    4. Function 2: Assess and Understand
    5. Function 3: Collaborative Management

    II.Meeting the Patient

    6. Ten Common Concerns

    III. Structure of the Interview

    7. Opening The Interview

    8. Chief Complaint, Problem Survey, Patient Perspective, And Agenda Setting

    9. History Of Present Illness

    10, Past Medical History

    1. Family History
    2. Patient Profile And Social History
    3. Review Of Systems
    4. Mental Status

    IV. Presentation and Documentation

    15. Presentation and Documentation

    V. Understanding Patients’ Emotional Responses to Chronic Illness

    16. Understanding Chronic Illness: Normal Reactions

    17. Understanding Chronic Illness: Maladaptive Reactions

    VI Advanced Applications

    18. Stepped-Care Advanced Skills for Action Planning

    19. Chronic Illness

    20. Health Literacy and Communicating Complex Information for Decision-

    Making

    21. Sexual Issues in the Interview

    22. Interviewing Elderly Patients

    23. Culturally Competent Medical Interviewing

    24. Family Interviewing

    25.Troubling Personality Styles and Somatization

    26. Communicating with the Psychotic Patient

    27. Breaking Bad News

    27 (a). Sharing Difficult or "Bad" News: A Nine-Step Transactional Process of Transformation

    28. Disclosure of Medical Errors and Apology

    29. Alcohol And Risky Drinking

    VII. HIGHER ORDER SKILLS

    30. Nonverbal Communication

    31. Use of the Self in Medical Care

    32. Using Psychological Principles in the Medical Interview

    33. Integrating Structure and Function

    Appendix 1: Table of skills

    Appendix 2: BAP Guide

  • Steven A. Cole, MD, MA, FAPA, Professor of Psychiatry, Emeritus; Stony Brook University School of Medicine; Stony Brook, NY and Julian Bird, MA (CANTAB), FRCP, FRCPSYCH, Lately Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry; Guy's, Kings and St. Thomas' School of Medicine; University of London; London, United Kingdom
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