The clinical encounter : a guide to the medical interview and case presentation (Book, 1999) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The clinical encounter : a guide to the medical interview and case presentation

The clinical encounter : a guide to the medical interview and case presentation

Author: J Andrew Billings; John D Stoeckle
Publisher: St. Louis : Mosby, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Useful for medical students and practicing physicians.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Billings, J. Andrew.
Clinical encounter.
St. Louis : Mosby, ©1999
(OCoLC)607056493
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Andrew Billings; John D Stoeckle
ISBN: 0815113749 9780815113744
OCLC Number: 39202456
Description: xvi, 352 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Guide to the interview--
Overview--
Beginning the interview and establishing a relationship--
Eliciting information for diagnosis and management I: the interviewing process--
Eliciting information for diagnosis and management II: the content of the medical interview--
More interviewing techniques--
Consulting with your preceptor--
The exposition phase: informing and counseling the patient--
Part II. Advanced topics--
More tactics for eliciting information--
Learning from hearing and seeing yourself--
The mental status examination--
Difficult relationships--
Carrying out a plan The return visit--
Home visits and functional assessment--
The medical record--
Oral case presentations--
Collaborative care--
Afterword: a history of history-taking.
Responsibility: J. Andrew Billings, John D. Stoeckle.

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A guide to the first step of patient evaluation interviewing medical students. It provides interview strategies for example, treating distraught patients, ways to share bad news and how to elicit  Read more...
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"Many books have been written about the medical interview but this is the best one yet." -review of 1st Edition in Medical Education

 
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