Challenges and Solutions: A Case Book

Challenges and Solutions in Patient-Centred Care: A Case BookEdited by: Judith Belle Brown, Moira Stewart, and W. Wayne Weston, 2002

The application of the patient-centered clinical method has received international recognition. This book introduces and fully examines the patient-centered clinical method and illustrates how it can be applied in primary care. It presents case examples of the many problems encountered in patient-doctor interactions and provides ideas for dealing with these more effectively.

It covers a wide range of topics and issues including palliative care, abuse, dying patients, ethical challenges and the role of self-awareness. Many narratives originate from patients’ and family members’ experiences, providing perspectives of great power and value.