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Doctors Talking With Patients/Patients Talking With Doctors: Improving Communication in Medical Visits Table of Contents Preface to the Second Edition 7 Part I. The Nature of the Doctor-Patient Relationship 15 Chapter 1 The Significance of Talk 16 Chapter 2 The Nature of the Doctor-Patient Relationship 46 Chapter 3 Thinking Critically and Creatively in the Conception, Conduct, and Interpretation of Medical Communication Research 71 Chapter 4 The Influence of Patient Characteristics on Communication between the Doctor and the Patient 96 Chapter 5 The Influence of Physician Characteristics on Communication between the Doctor and the Patient 125 Chapter 6 The Influence of Physician Gender on Communication: Why Physician Gender (Especially) Matters in Communication 154 Part II. What Usually Happens in Medical Visits 172 Chapter 7 Anatomy of the Medical Visit 173 Chapter 8 Giving and Withholding Information: The Special Case of Informative Talk in the Medical Visit 199 Part III. Prospects for Improved Talk 220 Chapter 9 Consequences of Talk: The Relationship of Talk to Outcomes 221 Chapter 10 Improving Talk through Interventions 259 Endnote 285 References 288 Tables Table 2.1 Types of Doctor-Patient Relationships 70 Table 7.1 Specific Variables Included in Physician Categories 194 Table 7.2 Specific Variables Included in Patient Categories 196 Table 7.3 Profile of Physician Interaction 197 Table 7.4 Profile of Patient Interaction 198 Table 19.1 Patients' Satisfaction With Care: Sample Items 254 Table 19.2 Medication Checklist 257 Table 10.1 A Patient's Guide to Asking Questions 279 Table 10.2 Critical Communication Skills for the Physician 282 (page 6 is blank)
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Physician and patient.
Communication in medicine.