- Offers communication advice and tips to nurses on how to make the most of nurse-patient interaction
- Highlights areas where readers might wish to review and improve their own technique
- Includes case stories and scenarios likely to be common to many practices
About the author
Marilyn Edwards is Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Bilbrook, Staffordshire.
'Excellent text...Excellent value' - Anne Phillips, Senior Lecturer, Health Sciences Department, University of York.
'This book shows the breadth of the general practice setting and will interest students and nurses considering a career in this area'. - Brian Burke, Practice Development Facilitator, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in Nursing Standard Vol 25, No 9.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Pre-consultation
Chapter 2 Communication skills
Chapter 3 Ethical issues
Chapter 4 Patient-centred consultation
Chapter 5 Children and adolescents
Chapter 6 Patients with disabilities
Chapter 7 Sexual orientation
Chapter 8 Delivering bad news
Chapter 9 Cultural diversity
Chapter 10 Developing consultation skills