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Book details
  • Genre:HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SubGenre:Oral Health
  • Language:English
  • Pages:200
  • eBook ISBN:9781617927997

In a Spirit of Caring Revisited

Understanding and finding meaning in the doctor-patient relationship in the 21st Century

by Lynn D Carlisle DDS

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Overview
A "Best Book" for dentists and team members to help them provide exceptional, rewarding care for their dental patients. It is a book for new and veteran practitioners seeking a more fulfilling, rewarding way of practicing dentistry. It will help readers discover or re-discover the timeless truths about understanding and finding meaning in caring doctor-patient-team relationships. The at times controversial book includes six bonus articles like "101 things to do In a Spirit of Caring", and many other practical ways to help dental practices optimize a spirit of caring for their patients. It also has links to relevant articles on the In a Spirit of Caring web site. This makes "In a Spirit of Caring Revisited" the sourcebook for relationship-based dental practices and those dentists, team members and consultants who want to improve their ability to communicate with their dental patients and clients.
Description
A "Best Book" for dentists and team members to help them provide exceptional, rewarding care for their dental patients. It is a book for new and veteran practitioners seeking a more fulfilling, rewarding way of practicing dentistry. It will help readers discover or re-discover the timeless truths about understanding and finding meaning in caring doctor-patient-team relationships. The at times controversial book includes six bonus articles like "101 things to do In a Spirit of Caring", and many other practical ways to help dental practices optimize a spirit of caring for their patients. It also has links to relevant articles on the In a Spirit of Caring web site. This makes "In a Spirit of Caring Revisited" the sourcebook for relationship-based dental practices and those dentists, team members and consultants who want to improve their ability to communicate with their dental patients and clients. The 21st century has arrived - seemingly with the speed of light. It has brought along new challenges to dentistry and society. These challenges are leading many people to rediscover the importance of altruism and caring. These people will aggressively seek out relationship-based dental practices that manifest caring doctor-patient-team relationships. In a Spirit of Caring Revisited, Understanding and finding meaning in the doctor-patient relationship in the 21st Century will help dentists and team members become one of these unique relationship-based practices. .
About the author
Lynn Carlisle practiced dentistry in Ft Collins, Colorado from 1968- 2005. His practice had an emphasis on preventive/wellness approaches and restorative dentistry. His frustration with his relationships with his patients and team members, led to a life-long interest in communication and helping relationships. This search led him to L.D. Pankey, DDS, Bob Barkley, DDS, Carl Rogers, PhD, and Art Combs, PhD and their work. He applied their work to his dental practice and then was a pioneer in relationship-based dentistry. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book “In a Spirit of Caring” and is the editor and publisher of the web site “In a Spirit of Caring”. The book and web site are dedicated to helping dentists, dental consultants, and team members develop exceptional doctor-patient-client relationships. He was also on the board of the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education and was president of the Bob Barkley Foundation. After over 100,000 patient encounters and 40 years of practice, he retired from the clinical practice of dentistry in 2006 and moved to Carbondale, Colorado where he continues to write, think, consult, enjoy life and adapt to his latest transition. This transition has provided him with an expanded perspective that only leaving the clinical practice of dentistry could provide.
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