A Textbook of General Practice, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition by Anne Stephenson

By Anne Stephenson

Geared toward clinical scholars and primary 12 months citizens, A Textbook of basic perform accommodates the fundamental details scholar must recognize and comprehend approximately normal perform and being a health practitioner. the training sort of the publication relies on experiential and reflective ideas according to sleek educative idea and perform. It offers tips on sensible talents, the idea of offering stable drugs and the bigger issues of encouraging existence lengthy studying improvement. the recent variation builds at the winning formulation of the 1st, by way of completely reviewing and revisiting all content material. Self-assessment sections were additional to all chapters and a word list of phrases is integrated on the finish of the ebook. Thinking/discussion issues were prolonged and extra scholar rates integrated.

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C. R. 1983: The predictive value of the presenting complaint. Journal of Family Practice 16(4), 749–54. S. L. 1976: Doctors talking to patients. London: HMSO. Fry, J. 1993: General practice. The facts. Abingdon: Radcliffe Medical Press. Gask, L. and Usherwood, T. 2002: ABC of psychological medicine. The consultation. British Medical Journal 324, 1567–9. G. 1981: Disease versus illness in general practice. The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners 31, 548–52. , Risor, O. and Putnam, S.

Phase V: the doctor, and occasionally the patient, details further treatment or further investigation. ■ Phase VI: the consultation is terminated, usually by the doctor. Practical Exercise Try looking at some consultations to see if these stages are in fact dealt with and, if so, in what order. Discuss this first with your tutor. You may also like to discuss whether and to what extent this order is ideal and how and why stages may be missed out or dealt with in a different order in different situations.

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Stewart, M. 2001: Towards a global definition of patient centred care. British Medical Journal 322, 444–5. S. L. 1976: Doctors talking to patients. London: HMSO. This is one of the ‘classics’ in general practice research and is well worth reading if you are interested in the general practice consultation. C. 1992: Clinical method. A general practice approach, 2nd edn. Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann. This is a very useful and succinct British text of general practice that has two good chapters on the consultation and the doctor–patient relationship.

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