Teamwork is important in many occupations but it is crucial when working under pressure. Most of us can only imagine how stressful it could be when working as a fire fighter or operating room nurse.
Efficient and effective communication is necessary in doctor-patient as well as nurse-patient consultations.
A recent observational research study performed by Rydenfalt et al. explored the efficacy of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist and the results of its proper usage.
Medical doctors receive extensive education and training before and during their time spent working at a hospital or clinic.
Good communication between the doctor or a nurse and patient is of vital importance. And, in a medical context, good team performance can save lives.
Trust is a fragile thing: hard to build, easy to break. It has fascinated scientists from many different disciplines for ages.
The world's population is ageing. International dementia and Alzheimer organizations state that there are an estimated 36 million people worldwide with dementia.
Simulating events adds to our understanding of human behavior.
A recent study focuses on the development and validation of St Andrews Behavioural Interaction Coding Scheme (SABICS).
In general, researchers choose the methods and techniques that best suit their research objectives. That’s no different when researching doctor-patient communication or any other clinical interview setting.