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The general practice consultation is one of the most challenging encounters in medicine. It demnds of the doctor not only a high degree of technical knowledge and skill, but also considerable interpersonal competence and self-knowledge. The aims of this text is to help the reader gain a deeper understanding of the encounter between patient and doctor by examining it from a number of different points of view, including: information sharing; theories of the patient-doctor relationship; and the social context of illness.

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Tim Usherwood is Professor of General Practice at the University of Sydney. A London graduate, his first practice was beside the lower Clyde shipyards in Scotland, and his second was in central Sheffield. He now practises at Daruk Aboriginal community-controlled health service in Western Sydney.

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"Sustained and intellectually credible treatment of SD." - Managing HE "...tightly argued and beautifully written." - Teaching in Higher Education "This eminently readable book is one that should be in the collection of all thoughtful staff developers." - Assessment &Evaluation in Higher Education "...represents an unusually sustained and intellectually credible treatment of staff development and is, therefore, to be warmly recommended." - Higher Educational Review

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