Health Professional and Patient Interaction

ISBN-10: 1455728985
ISBN-13: 9781455728985
Edition: 8th 2014
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Description: Covering strategies for effective communication, Health Professional and Patient Interaction, 8th Edition provides the tools to help you establish positive patient relationships built on respect. Practical examples and scenarios show how to apply  More...

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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946

Covering strategies for effective communication, Health Professional and Patient Interaction, 8th Edition provides the tools to help you establish positive patient relationships built on respect. Practical examples and scenarios show how to apply respect and professionalism to patients of various ages and levels of impairment. New to this edition is an Evolve companion website with video clips and simulation activities, each showing the principles of respectful interactions between health care professionals and patients. Written by an expert author team of Ruth Purtilo, Amy Haddad, and Regina Doherty, this resource addresses respect in the context of different practice settings, a diverse society, and difficult situations.Patient Cases introduce the patient's point of view to illustrate key principles and encourage a more personal connection.Reflections boxes challenge you to apply critical thinking skills and your personal experience to different scenarios.Questions for Thought and Discussion at the end of each section help you apply your knowledge to a variety of situations.Interdisciplinary approach addresses basic issues that apply to many different healthcare disciplines.Strategies for effective communication are shown with patient examples and scenarios, applied to patients of all ages and with various levels of physical and emotional impairment.An emphasis on respect and ethics sets up a basis for building positive relationships with patients.Updated health care terminology keeps you current with communication in today's health care settings.Expanded content on diversity reflects diverse patient populations and shows how to respect differences.NEW author Regina Doherty brings an occupational therapy perspective to this edition.

Ruth B. Purtilo, Ph.D., is James Marsh Presidential Professor-at-Large at the University of Vermont and a professor emerita of the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Henk A.M.J. ten Have, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of medical ethics at the University Medical Centre Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and director of the Division of Ethics of Science and Technology, UNESCO, Paris.

Creating a Context of Respect
Respect: The Difference It Makes
Respect in the Institutional Settings of Health Care
Respect in a Diverse Society
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Respect for Yourself
Respect for Yourself during the Student Years
Respect for Yourself in Your Professional Capacity
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Respect for the Patient's Situation
Respect for Challenges Facing Patients
Respect for the Patient's Significant Relationships
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Respect through Communication
The Patient's Story
Respectful Communication in an Information Age
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Components of Respectful Interaction
Professional Relatedness Built on Respect
Professional Boundaries Guided by Respect
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Some Special Challenges: Creating a Context of Respect
Respectful Interaction When the Patient Is Dying
Respectful Interaction in Difficult Situations
Questions for Thought and Discussion
Respectful Interaction across the Life Span
Respectful Interaction: Working with Newborns, Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers
Respectful Interaction: Working with Children and Adolescents
Respectful Interaction: Working with Adults
Respectful Interaction: Working with Older Adults
Questions for Thought and Discussion

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