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Going to the doctor

By: Sheila Hollins.
Series: (Book beyond words).Publisher: London Department of Psychiatry of Disability, St. George's Hospital Medical School 1996Description: 73 p. : ill.ISBN: 1874439133.Subject(s): HEALTH EDUCATION | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | MEDICAL SERVICES | DOCTORS | MEDICAL TREATMENT | PLAIN ENGLISH | MEDICAL DICTIONARIESSummary: Going to the doctor can be worrying. For people with a learning disabilitity, there is the added fear of not being able to explain what's wrong, as well as not understanding what's happening. This book shows Jim and Ann going to the doctor, and explains what happens to them there. Feelings, information and consent are addressed. Ideally this book should be to prepare someone before going to their doctor. But it will also be invaluable to General Practitioners and Primary Health Care Workers during consultations and before treatments. The authors are senior health professionals with experience in learning disabilitity, in mental health and in primary care. The artist is a pyschological illustrator who has specialised in colour and mime as alternative communication media. [AJ].
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Main Collection 660.1 GOI (Browse shelf) Available W004944
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Main Collection 660.1 GOI (Browse shelf) 3 Available W0012335
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Going to the doctor can be worrying. For people with a learning disabilitity, there is the added fear of not being able to explain what's wrong, as well as not understanding what's happening. This book shows Jim and Ann going to the doctor, and explains what happens to them there. Feelings, information and consent are addressed. Ideally this book should be to prepare someone before going to their doctor. But it will also be invaluable to General Practitioners and Primary Health Care Workers during consultations and before treatments. The authors are senior health professionals with experience in learning disabilitity, in mental health and in primary care. The artist is a pyschological illustrator who has specialised in colour and mime as alternative communication media. [AJ].

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