Challenges and Solutions in Patient-Centered Care: A Case Book
Judith Belle Brown, Moira Stewart, W. Wayne Weston
Radcliffe Publishing, 2002 - Medical - 235 pages
Series Editors: Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Thomas R FreemanThe application of the patient-centered clinical method has received international recognition. This book introduces and fully examines the patient-centered clinical method and illustrates how it can be applied in primary care. It presents case examples of the many problems encountered in patient-doctor interactions and provides ideas for dealing with these more effectively. It covers a wide range of topics and issues including palliative care, abuse, dying patients, ethical challenges and the role of self-awareness. Many narratives originate from patients' and family members' experiences, providing perspectives of great power and value. The Patient-Centered Care series is of great value to all health professionals, teachers and students in primary care.
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