Choosing a Focus for the Interview

When delivering medical care with a difficult patient, it is important to be consistent, reliable, and predictable to avoid future problems. Difficult patients typically experience an inability to verbalize or prioritize their most important medical or psychosocial concerns. For these patients, it is particularly important to strive for a mutually agreed focus for short-term and long-term treatment goals. It is often helpful to use a process called informed shared decision making, in which the physician takes time with the patient to discuss and negotiate the acute focus of medical care, long-term medical goals, strategies to achieve these goals, and specific timelines for accomplishing the prioritized medical plan (Feinstein et al., 1999).

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