Health Professional and Patient Interaction - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9781455728985, 9781455748808

Health Professional and Patient Interaction

8th Edition

Authors: Ruth Purtilo Amy Haddad Regina Doherty
Paperback ISBN: 9781455728985
eBook ISBN: 9781455748808
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 18th December 2012
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Description

Part I: Creating a Context of Respect
1. Respect: The Difference it Makes                                               
2. Respect in the Organizational Settings of Health Care                 
3. Respect in a Diverse Society                                          
Part II: Respect for Yourself
4. Respect for Yourself during Your Student Years                                  
5. Respect for Yourself in Your Professional Capacity                                
Part III: Respect for the Patient’s Situation
6. Respect for Challenges Facing Patients                                                                            
7. Respect for the Patient’s Significant Relationships                      
Part IV: Respect through Communication
8. The Patient’s Story                                                                        
9. Respectful Communication in an Information Age                               
Part V: Components of Respectful Interaction
10. Professional Relatedness Built on Respect                                
11. Professional Boundaries Guided by Respect                                        
NEW! Part VI: Some Special Challenges                          
12. Respectful Interaction When the Patient is Dying  
13. Respectful Interaction in Difficult Situations    
Part VII: Respectful Interaction Across the Life Span
14. Respectful Interaction: Working with Newborns, Infants, Toddlers, or Preschoolers   
15. Respectful Interaction: Working with Children and Adolescents                                                                     
16. Respectful Interaction: Working with Adults            
17. Respectful Interaction: Working with Older Adults     

Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

Part I: Creating a Context of Respect
1. Respect: The Difference it Makes                                               
2. Respect in the Organizational Settings of Health Care                 
3. Respect in a Diverse Society                                          
Part II: Respect for Yourself
4. Respect for Yourself during Your Student Years                                  
5. Respect for Yourself in Your Professional Capacity                                
Part III: Respect for the Patient’s Situation
6. Respect for Challenges Facing Patients                                                                            
7. Respect for the Patient’s Significant Relationships                      
Part IV: Respect through Communication
8. The Patient’s Story                                                                        
9. Respectful Communication in an Information Age                               
Part V: Components of Respectful Interaction
10. Professional Relatedness Built on Respect                                
11. Professional Boundaries Guided by Respect                                        
NEW! Part VI: Some Special Challenges                          
12. Respectful Interaction When the Patient is Dying  
13. Respectful Interaction in Difficult Situations    
Part VII: Respectful Interaction Across the Life Span
14. Respectful Interaction: Working with Newborns, Infants, Toddlers, or Preschoolers   
15. Respectful Interaction: Working with Children and Adolescents                                                                     
16. Respectful Interaction: Working with Adults            
17. Respectful Interaction: Working with Older Adults     

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323291545
eBook ISBN:
9781455728978
Paperback ISBN:
9781455728985

About the Author

Ruth Purtilo

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita of Ethics, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA; John Marsh Visiting Professor, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Amy Haddad

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences, School of Allied Health Professions, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Regina Doherty

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Department, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA; Senior Occupational Therapist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Reviews

"The book is very in-depth and is based on the idea of respect being the cornerstone of every interaction...This book is immensely valuable if like me you feel you could improve your communication skills and your actions in the environment you work in."

In Touch, January 2014