Surgical Safety Checklist
We all agree that communication in the operating room is essential. It saves time and ensures a better quality of patient care. Using the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist supports this. How can we learn to use this checklist?
Healthcare communication - dealing with emotions
Communication studies have shown that breaking bad news is best be done immediately and with clear wording. What is the best step forward?
dentist child encounter
In order to help health professionals and parents manage child distress more effectively, researchers started observations of real interactions in healthcare in a community setting.
Doctor patient
Every day, new training programs find their way to hospitals and clinics to help professionals convey their message efficiently and effectively in order to practice their profession.
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For many years, researchers have studied the causes of diabetes. These researchers are trying to find the best treatments. Why? The number of people with diabetes worldwide has increased.
Efficient and effective communication is necessary in doctor-patient as well as nurse-patient consultations.
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.
Doctor-patient interaction during medical consultations
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.
What's new in healthcare communication?
A recent study focuses on the development and validation of St Andrews Behavioural Interaction Coding Scheme (SABICS).