Therapeutic Interaction in Nursing

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Medical - 110 pages
Nurses are at the front lines of communications with patients, supervisors, physicians and administration, and they can use the skills they have developed as nurses to add value to those communications. Williams (nursing, U. of Miami) and her contributors start with the idea that to be effective and therapeutic communicators, nurses must understand
 

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Contents

Using the Self to Promote Health
17
The Process of Helping
29
Communication Strategies
43
CrossCultural Communication
55
Communicating in Special Circumstances
65
Communicating With Cognitively Impaired Patients
77
Communicating With Critically Ill Mechanically Ventilated Clients
89
Communicating With Clients With Psychiatric Illnesses
97
Index
107
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