Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care

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Effective health care requires physicians tailor care to patients' individual life contexts, including their financial situation, social support, competing responsibilities, and cognitive abilities. Physicians, however, are poorly prepared to consider patients' lives when planning their care. The result is measurably harmful to individuals and costly to society. Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care covers ten years of empirical research based on hundreds of recorded doctor visits by ...

Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190228996

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