■Th is chapter introduces you to the essential skills of interviewing for gathering the health history—skills that you will continually use and refine throughout your career. You will learn the guiding principles for how clinicians talk with patients and forge trusting relationships with them. You will read about preparing for the interview, the sequence of the interviewing process, important interviewing techniques, and strategies for addressing a variety of challenges that frequently arise in encounters with patients.

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