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Communicating with Today's Patient : Essentials to Save Time, Decrease Risk, and Increase Patient Compliance - Joanne Desmond

Communicating with Today's Patient

Essentials to Save Time, Decrease Risk, and Increase Patient Compliance

Paperback Published: 15th September 2000
ISBN: 9780787947972
Number Of Pages: 288

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Drawing on the author's wealth of experience in health care communications and backed up by solid research, Communicating with Today's Patient is filled with proven techniques and time--tested strategies physicians and other clinicians can immediately put into action. This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6 Prescribed credit hours by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval is for one year from beginning distribution date of October 1, 2000 with option to request yearly renewal. To read Ten Reasons You Need to Read This Book, an excerpt from this book, a href="http://www josseybass.com/chapters/desmond.ch1.shtml".

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"As a resource, this book can be used time and again for doctors who struggle with the many challenges that prevent connecting with a patient, and in turn impede the healing process." — Marilyn K. Yager, executive director, The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center

Foreword: Bruce Dan, M.D.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Ten Reasons You Need To Read This Book.

Tips To Keep New Patients and Build Your Practice.

Patient Personalities and How They Affect Your Practice.

Louder Than Words: What Your Body Language Says To Patients.

Listening Techniques For Faster, More Accurate Diagnoses.

Giving Clearer Explanations Generally.

Communicating About Medications.

Effectively Interacting With the Patient's Family.

Communicating Across Borders and Language Barriers.

Shining Up Your Professional Image.

CME Information and Tests.

Bibliography and References.

Recommended Readings.

Index.

ISBN: 9780787947972
ISBN-10: 0787947970
Series: Jossey-Bass Health Care Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 15th September 2000
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.05 x 16.3  x 2.15
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1

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