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Health Professional and Patient Interaction

Health Professional and Patient Interaction - 6th edition

Health Professional and Patient Interaction - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780721692975

ISBN10: 0721692974

Health Professional and Patient Interaction by Ruth B. Purtilo and Amy Marie Haddad - ISBN 9780721692975
Edition: 6TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2002
International: No
Health Professional and Patient Interaction by Ruth B. Purtilo and Amy Marie Haddad - ISBN 9780721692975

ISBN13: 9780721692975

ISBN10: 0721692974

Edition: 6TH 02

Summary

Revised and updated, the sixth edition of this comprehensive resource focuses on respectful interactions in a health care setting. Emphasizing effective communication with clients and patients, examples and scenarios are specifically relevant to health professionals. Content includes information and strategies for patients of all ages -- as well as abusive, depressed, and impaired patients.

Key Features:

  • Clinically relevant format is easy to understand.
  • Examples are included from a variety of allied heath professions and are easily transferred to real-life experiences.
  • Scenarios facilitate thought-provoking classroom discussion.
  • Content emphasizes a respect for diversity to guide readers through potential difficulties.


New to this Edition:

  • Content has been thoroughly updated to include current health care settings, trends, and approaches.
  • Two new chapters have been added -- The Patient's Story and Some New Challenges.
  • New boxes and illustrations have been included to make the text more reader-friendly.
  • New Verbal Interactions quotes are included at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Discussion questions are now located within chapter content to aid in comprehension.
  • Respect is the text's on-going theme. Examples and case scenarios throughout the text emphasize this critical aspect of patient communication.

Author Bio

Purtilo, Ruth : Creighton University


Haddad, Amy : Creighton University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I: SETTING THE CONTEXT

1. Respect and the Difference it Makes
2. Respect and the Work Environment
3. Respect, Values, and Diversity

PART II: RESPECT FOR YOURSELF

4. Respect for Yourself as a Student
5. Respect for Yourself as a Professional
6. Enhancing Life Through Good Habits in Your Professional Career

PART III: RESPECT FOR THE PATIENT'S SITUATION

7. Losses and Gains
8. Respect for the Personal Life of the Patient

PART IV: RESPECT FOR THE PATIENT'S SITUATION

9. The Patient's Story
10. Respectful Communication in an Information-Intensive Health Care Environment

PART V: COMPONENTS OF RESPECTFUL INTERACTION

11. The Process of Establishing Relatedness
12. The Importance of Recognizing Boundaries
13. The Challenge of Creating Professional Closeness

PART VI: RESPECTFUL INTERACTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

14. Working with Newborns, Infants, and Toddlers
15. Working with Children and Adolescents
16. Working with Adults
17. Working with Older Adults

PART VII: RESPECTFUL INTERACTION: SOME SPECIAL CHALLENGES WORTH CONSIDERING

18. Working with Dying Patients and Their Families
19. Showing Respect in Difficult Situations
20. Some New Challenges --Genetic Families, Statistical Lives, and Environmental Concerns