An Outpatient Doctor's Guide to the Perfect 7 Minute Visit
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An authority from the front lines of outpatient medicine explains how to take control of a patient's visit, create an agenda for every encounter, and focus immediately and continually on the essence of the patient's illness. Abundant examples of problem-patients, potential disasters, and symptoms enable the reader to make the most of their limited time.Table of Contents
- Offers hints, tips, and tricks on patient management to facilitate efficient, effective care.
- Presents non-conventional techniques such as combining history and physical, remaining close to the patient for the whole visit, artfully interrupting, and planning disposition at outset.
- Features abundant examples of problem-patients, potential disasters, and symptoms.
- Provides the technique and strategy needed to revitalize and revamp a medical practice.
By Thomas N. Laurence, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois