Therapeutic Communication for Health Care Professionals

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Authors : Carol D. Tamparo; Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh


288 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2000, 1993

©2017, Published


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Nuanced and practical, THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, Fourth Edition offers students a complete guide to patient interactions in many health care settings. Developed to help students communicate effectively, ease patient anxiety, increase compliance, and enhance health care... more


Hands-On Practice: Case studies, examples, and highlighted techniques for effective communication prepare readers to work in a variety of settings with a diverse set of clients.

Early Engagement: A case study at the start of every chapter asks readers to consider some of the challenges health care ... more

New to this Edition

Greater Application: Extra case studies and “Stop and Consider” questions give students more exposure to medical professionals in common situations, helping them develop a mental tool kit filled with conversations, interviews, and outcomes to draw upon later.

Multicultural Focus: More attention to ... more