Preface; Foreword; A bold claim to start this book; Prologue: linking science with people; Part I. Values, Individuals and an Overview of Values-based Practice: Introduction to Part I; 1. 'It's my back, Doctor!' (Episode 1): values in clinical decision making; 2. 'It's my back, Doctor!' (Episode 2): applying the tools already in the clinical toolbox for working with values to individuals; 3. An outline of values-based practice: its point, premise and ten-part process; Part II. The Clinical Skills for Values-based Practice: Introduction to Part II; 4. Recovery in schizophrenia: a values wake-up call; 5. Teenage acne: widening our values horizons; 6. A smoking enigma: getting (and not getting) the knowledge; 7. Diabetic control and controllers: nothing without communication; Part III. Relationships in Values-based Practice: Introduction to Part III; 8. 'Best' in breast cancer: clinician values and person-centred care; 9. Risks in safeguarding children: team values as well as skills; Part IV. Science and Values-based Practice: Introduction to Part IV; 10. The reluctant hypertensive: think evidence, think values too!; 11. Unexplainable abdominal pain: think values, think evidence too!; 12. Elective fertility: think high-tech, think evidence and values!; Part V. Bringing It All Together: Introduction to Part V; 13. A good (enough) death: dissensus in end of life care; 14. 'It's my back, Doctor!' (Episode 3): building a shared framework for values-based practice; Postscript: the small change of care; A bold claim to end this book; Appendix A. Values-based practice summary and definition of key terms; Appendix B. Values-based practice teaching framework; Index.