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Improving Medical Outcomes [electronic resource] : The Psychology of Doctor-Patient Visits.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781442203037Publication details: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2011.ISBN:
  • 9781442203051
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Improving Medical Outcomes : The Psychology of Doctor-Patient VisitsDDC classification:
  • 610.69/6
LOC classification:
  • R727.3 .L34 2011
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Contents:
CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; Ch01. DOCTOR-PATIENT COMMUNICATION; Ch02. INTERPRETING MEDICAL INFORMATION; Ch03. DECISIONS; Ch04. DECISIONS; Ch05. MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS; Ch06. REDUCING DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS; Ch07. PRESCRIPTIONS FOR PRESCRIBING; Ch08. EXPECTATION EFFECTS; Ch09. COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE; Ch10. PATIENT OUTLOOK AND SOCIAL CONNECTEDNESS; Ch11. HEALING ENVIRONMENTS; APPENDIX 1. PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS; APPENDIX 2. DARWINIAN MEDICINE; APPENDIX 3. WELLNESS STRATEGIES; NOTES; INDEX;
Summary: The ability of doctors to properly diagnose and treat patients is often colored by non-specific factors that can affect outcomes in profound ways. Communication between doctors and patients is key, but often what is left unsaid is just as important, and messages from outside sources such as medical journals, drug companies, and other patients can affect how a doctor treats any one patient at any one time. This book outlines the non-specific factors that come into play when doctors and patients interact, how both doctors and patients can overcome these messages to focus in on the health of the
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CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; Ch01. DOCTOR-PATIENT COMMUNICATION; Ch02. INTERPRETING MEDICAL INFORMATION; Ch03. DECISIONS; Ch04. DECISIONS; Ch05. MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS; Ch06. REDUCING DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS; Ch07. PRESCRIPTIONS FOR PRESCRIBING; Ch08. EXPECTATION EFFECTS; Ch09. COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE; Ch10. PATIENT OUTLOOK AND SOCIAL CONNECTEDNESS; Ch11. HEALING ENVIRONMENTS; APPENDIX 1. PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS; APPENDIX 2. DARWINIAN MEDICINE; APPENDIX 3. WELLNESS STRATEGIES; NOTES; INDEX;

The ability of doctors to properly diagnose and treat patients is often colored by non-specific factors that can affect outcomes in profound ways. Communication between doctors and patients is key, but often what is left unsaid is just as important, and messages from outside sources such as medical journals, drug companies, and other patients can affect how a doctor treats any one patient at any one time. This book outlines the non-specific factors that come into play when doctors and patients interact, how both doctors and patients can overcome these messages to focus in on the health of the