Patient-centered interviewing (PCI method)

Developers: Ashley M. Hesson, Issidoros Sarinopoulos, Richard M. Frankel, Robert C. Smith

Year of publication: 2012

Date last updated: 7 June 2024

Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: Internal Medicine clinic

Restriction to setting(s): Not specified

Target group: NR

Language(s): English


Specific constructs/behaviours:

Patient-centered interviewing. 5 subscales; 1. setting the stage (6 items); 2. Chief complaint/agenda setting (4 items); 3) Opening the HPI (3 items); 4) Continuing the patient-centered HPI (5 items); 6) Transition to the doctor-centered process (3 items).

Tool topics:

Patient-centered communication

Intended application: Not specified

Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):

Ashley M Hesson, Issidoros Sarinopoulos, Richard M Frankel, Robert C Smith. A linguistic study of patient-centered interviewing: emergent interactional effects. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Sep;88(3):373-80.

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Tool/manual available: No. (N/A)