Medicine And Multimedia

Communications Skills Version 1:2

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 24 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1162
  1. Muiris Houston, CME tutor
  1. County Meath, Republic of Ireland

    Department of Behavioural Sciences, University of Nottingham

    £10 to medical schools

    ISBN 0 85358 068 5

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       Byrne and Long were the first with Doctors talking to Patients, a seminal book published back in 1976. Up to then it just happened. Talking to patients, I mean. The problem is, a lot of it was talking at patients. Pendleton and colleagues followed with The Consultation—An Approach to Learning and Teaching, truly a great book. My own favourite has always been Stott and Davis's Model of the Consultation. I recall hanging a …

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