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Author: Wayne J. Altman, M.D.
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Medical Interviewing and the Doctor-Patient Relationship
Fall 2011
W. Altman, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine

Medical Interviewing Keywords:

  • Medical interviewing

  • Doctor-patient relationship

  • Physician interviewing techniques

  • Doctor interviewing techniques

  • Health literacy

  • Medical history

  • Compassion in medical interview

  • Talking with patients about sexual issues

  • Talking with patients about alcohol

  • Talking with patients about drugs

  • Talking with elderly patient

  • Talking with patients with disability

  • Talking with terminally ill patient

  • Talking with dying patient

  • Medical motivational interviewing

  • Talking with child patient