Through the Patient's Eyes Understanding and Promoting Patient-Centered Care

ISBN-10: 0787962201

ISBN-13: 9780787962203

Edition: 1993

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This text offers a comprehensive, research-based look at the experiences and needs of patients, and explores models of care that can make the experience of hospitalization more humane. The authors draw on research conducted by The Picker/Commonwealth Program for Patient-Centered Care.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface to the Paperback Edition
The Editors
Other Contributors
Introduction: Medicine and Health from the Patient's Perspective
The Dimensions of Patient-Centered Care
Treating Patients as Individuals
Coordinating Care and Integrating Services
Overcoming the Barrier of Words
Innovations in Patient-Centered Education
Enhancing Physical Comfort
Providing Effective Emotional Support
Involving and Supporting Family and Friends
Facilitating the Transition Out of the Hospital
Promoting a Patient-Centered Health Care Environment
Culture, Leadership, and Service in the Patient-Centered Hospital
Promoting the Doctor's Involvement in Care
Rebuilding Public Trust and Confidence
Name Index
Subject Index
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