By Richard Mayou, Michael Sharpe, Alan Carson
This publication presents either the facts and the advice to allow medical professionals to enhance their review and administration of the mental and behavioural features of the most typical difficulties offering generally treatment. It summarises the hot examine proof and gives good judgment suggestions on how mental and psychiatric points of ailment may be addressed in the scientific session.
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London: Harper Collins, 2000 x Scott JT, Entwistle V, Sowden AJ, Watt I. Recordings or summaries of consultations for people with cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2001 28 9 Trauma Richard Mayou, Andrew Farmer Minor physical trauma is a part of everyday life, and for most people these injuries are of only transient importance, but some have psychiatric and social complications. Most people experience major trauma at some time in their lives. Psychological, behavioural, and social factors are all relevant to the subjective intensity of physical symptoms and their consequences for work, leisure, and family life.
X Who do you feel you have helping you at the moment? x Is there anyone else outside of the family? x Have you any questions? Is there anything else you would like to know? Principles of treatment x x x x x x x x x x Sympathetic interest and concern A clearly identified principal therapist who can coordinate all care Effective symptomatic relief Elicit and understand patient’s beliefs and needs Collaborative planning of continuing care Information and advice—oral and written Involve patient in treatment decisions Involve family and friends Early recognition and treatment of psychological complications Clear arrangements to deal with urgent problems Useful sources of information x National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
In many cases hopes may have been falsely raised, and patients expect either a cure or at least a considerable improvement in symptoms. Although this is desirable, it may not be attainable. Instead, the doctor should attempt to broaden the agenda, with an emphasis on helping patients to address personal concerns and life problems as well as somatic complaints. It is also necessary to encourage them to concentrate on coping rather than seeking a cure. This process requires patience, and a capacity to tolerate frustration and setbacks.
ABC of Psychological Medicine by Richard Mayou, Michael Sharpe, Alan Carson