Physician patient relationships

Physician patient relationships

I am a good patient, believe it or not

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Alejandro R. Jadad
Carlos A. Rizo
Murray W. Enkin
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Discusses what patients really want from their health care providers, including answers to questions in easy-to-understand terms, how they will participate in their health care, seeing and sharing their health records, the right to a second opinion with no negative effects on their ongoing care, and being able to communicate with their providers outside of consultations.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00071447

Building bridges across difference and disability: a resource guide for health care providers: interacting with people with faci

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English
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Paper
Publisher: 
AboutFace International
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents suggestions for health professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in interactions with clients with physical differences and/or disabilities.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.B85 2002

Creating a safe clinical environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) patients

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English
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Online
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Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
Publisher: 
Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Provides health care providers with ways to make their practice or clinic more welcoming and safe for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex patients. Includes ideas to update the physical environment in their clinic, add or change intake and health history form questions, improve provider-patient interviews, and increase staff's knowledge about and sensitivity to their LGBTI patients.

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GLBT.C74 2003

Women survivors of childhood sexual abuse: knowledge and preparation of health care providers to meet client needs: final report

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Sari Tudiver
Lynn McClure
Tuula Hainonen
Carol Scurfield
Christine Kreklewetz
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores practitioners' level of knowledge and training about childhood sexual abuse and their experiences with CSA patients. Presents recommendations concerning appropriate care for these patients.

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PWHCE CHSA.T83 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

How to choose a doctor

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English
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Online
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001-2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Defines the relationship between client and doctor as a partnership. Provides practical tips on how to choose a doctor. Lists resources for more information on how to choose a doctor, and where to find a doctor in one’s region.

Communicating with your doctor

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English
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Online
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001-2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Stresses the importance of working to achieve good, clear and effective communication within the client-doctor relationship. Provides practical tips on how to improve a doctor’s visit before, during and after.

It helps to talk [kit]

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Suzanne Inhaber
Publisher: 
Health Canada. Disease Prevention Division. Health Promotions and Programs Branch
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

These materials have been developed to promote awareness of the importance of good communication between the health practitioner and the patient, and provide simple communication and time-management techniques that the patient and doctor can use during consultations.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.I54
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Contents: You Will Want to Know. -- It Helps to Talk: Patient Consultation Planner. -- It Helps to Talk: How to Get the Most Out of a Visit to Your Doctor: Patient's Guide. -- It Helps to Talk: The 5-minute GUIDE to Better Communication: Doctor'

What about accountability to the patient?

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English
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Paper
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Marilou McPhedran
Special Task Force on Sexual Abuse of Patients
Publisher: 
Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides advice and recommendations to the Minister on the public's experience with colleges' complaints and discipline process in cases of a sexual nature.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0777899175
SEXP.M35 2001

Getting through medical examinations: a resource for women survivors of abuse and their health care providers

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Sari Tudiver
Lynn McClure
Tuula Heinonen
Christine Kreklewetz
Loredana Clemente
Dawn Shiloh
Carol Scurfield
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Raises awareness and provides information to health care providers and survivors of abuse who use the health care system, using suggestions drawn from women survivors' and practitioners' recommendations and the experiences of other colleagues and professionals working in the area. Based on two research projects for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence. The first project looked at the experiences with women survivors of childhood sexual abuse and their recommendations for better meeting their health care needs. The second study explored the experience and knowledge of health care practitioners.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health talk: how to communicate with your doctor

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Mary Hawkins
Publisher: 
Macmillan Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides advice on taking ownership of your health care, from understanding the Canadian health care system to communicating effectively your health needs, preferences and concerns.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0771576986
WOMH.H39 2000 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Fall 2000: Health Talk is about taking ownership of your health care, from understanding the Canadian healthcare system to communicating effectively with your doctor. It is packed with strategies you can use to be successful in an active role, whether you are communicating on behalf of yourself, a child or another adult.
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