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Published: 09 September 2004

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198527749

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Difficult Conversations in Medicine

Edited by Elisabeth Macdonald

  • Includes practical tips to help the reader remember a checklist of useful techniques
  • Advocates patient-centred approach to communication skills which promotes trust and confidence between participants
  • Includes outlines of possible clinical cases posing specific problems with guidance on how to handle them
  • Includes chapters from a variety of specialists which provides the reader with widespread experience and expertise from senior doctors
  • Includes a chapter on survival techniques to assist junior healthcare professionals to avoid "burn-out" and keep their working and personal lives in balance

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