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Talking to your doctor : a patient's guide to communication in the exam room and beyond

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Kirtland Community College Library R 727.42 .B47 2013 30775305504236 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781442220508 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1442220503 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781442220515 (ebk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-194) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Most Frequent Procedure -- Visit Time and Clock Time -- What We Want as Patients: Lessons from Communication Science -- The Doctor as a Professional in Our Eyes -- Measuring How Good Our Doctors Are -- Telling Our Story: Taking the Time to Express Our Health Concerns to Ourselves and Others -- Make the Most of the Visit Through Mindfulness -- How to Communicate Even While Intimidated, Limited, Uncomfortable, or Undereducated -- What We're Talking About: Negotiating the Agenda With the Doctor -- Acknowledge -- and Use -- Emotion and Motivation -- How to Talk to the Doctor About What Makes You Nervous, Embarrassed, or Grossed Out -- Making Healthy Communities with Healthy Communication -- Learning How to Want Less: Creating a Resouce-Sparing Medical Culture Together with Our Doctors -- Transforming Our Health Care System Through Communication and Collaboration.
Summary, etc.: Offers readers an insider s assessment of doctor-patient communication and provides patients with strategies for making the most of their doctor s visits. Considering the limited amount of time doctors and patients spend together, Zackary Berger explores the various biases and barriers that color office visits, and gives specific examples for overcoming these challenges.
Subject: Patient participation
Physician and patient
Communication in medicine
Physician-Patient Relations
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