Patient narratives 4: the meaning behind communication

Mee, Steve, Buckley, Alison ORCID logo ORCID: and Corless, Louise ORCID logo ORCID: (2016) Patient narratives 4: the meaning behind communication. Nursing Times, 112 (14). p. 22. Full text not available from this repository.

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This article is the fourth of a seven-part series that explores how patient narratives help us reflect on patient care. In previous articles we have explored themes related to communication, consent and power. This article explores how we use language to explain treatment in care and how it can be interpreted differently by patients and staff. Patients’ narratives can help nurses reflect on the language they use to explain treatment and care to patients as their choice of words can be easily misinterpreted.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Nursing Times
Publisher: EMAP Publishing
ISSN: 0954-7762
Departments: Academic Departments > Nursing, Health & Professional Practice (NHPP)
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2017 10:54
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 15:31
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