Basil Preisig and his colleagues at the University of Bern, Switzerland, were especially interested in communicative development of people diagnosed with language disorders like aphasia.
Embracing the technological advances of the last decade, many health care professionals have incorporated information technology into their daily routines.
Communication studies have shown that breaking bad news is best be done immediately and with clear wording. What is the best step forward?
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.
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.
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.
The world's population is ageing. International dementia and Alzheimer organizations state that there are an estimated 36 million people worldwide with dementia.
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.