The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationship
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The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationship : Learning How to Talk So Your Doctor Will Listen

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Barbara Korsch reveals what she has learned about the doctor-patient relationship dilemma during almost half a century of investigation and practice. The book teaches us how to ask the right questions of our doctors, to understand the answers, and shows us how to take more control of visits to the doctor and of our own health.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 141.7 x 215.9 x 19.8mm | 248.82g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195126572
  • 9780195126570

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If you've ever walked out of the doctor's surgery kicking yourself for failing to mention a pertinent fact or ask the right questions, a new book published this month should help * The Express, Thursday 31st December 1998 *show more

About Barbara M. Korsch

Barbara M. Korsch, M.D. is a pioneer in the study and teaching of doctor-patient relations, a graduate of Johns Hopkins Medical School, currently a professor at the Southern California School of Medicine, and a practicing physician, as well as chairman of the council of the renowned Bayer Institute for Health Communication. She is a member of the National Academy of Science and has received numerous awards and honors for her work. Caroline Harding is a science writer whose articles have appeared in many magazines, including National Wildlife and Modern Maturity.show more