Interviewing patients and clients

Stephen Loftus, Sandra Mackey

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Interviewing patients and clients (in this chapter called interviewees) is a skill that most professionals need to master. Strong interviewing skills are crucial for planning effective care. Professional interviewing is not something that comes naturally to anybody; it is a skill that has to be learned and practised. In this chapter we explore some of the key aspects of interviewing in healthcare settings.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommunicating in the health sciences
Place of PublicationSouth Melbourne, VIC
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages8
EditionThird / 19
ISBN (Print)9780195579048
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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