Communication and Clinical Effectiveness in Rehabilitation

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By Frances Reynolds, BSc, Dip Psych Couns, PhD
ISBN
9780750656658
Publication Date
17-01-2005
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  • Discusses strategies for communicating with both colleagues and patients
  • Examines the evidence for the importance of effective communication in enhancing clinical effectiveness
  • Contains reflective exercises for self-awareness of personal communication skills and difficulties
  • Provides case studies that allow the reader to analyze a range of realistic communication problems
  • Includes research-based evidence throughout 
  • Incorporating a patient-focused perspective on communication and health care, this new title for physical and occupational therapists and students provides practical strategies for effective communication with both colleagues and patients. Written in a straightforward, easy-to-understand style, it offers a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach and an emphasis on reflective practice, making it a timely and useful resource for today's readers.

    Key Features
    • Discusses strategies for communicating with both colleagues and patients
    • Examines the evidence for the importance of effective communication in enhancing clinical effectiveness
    • Contains reflective exercises for self-awareness of personal communication skills and difficulties
    • Provides case studies that allow the reader to analyze a range of realistic communication problems
    • Includes research-based evidence throughout
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780750656658
    Author Informaiton By Frances Reynolds, BSc, Dip Psych Couns, PhD, Lecturer in Psychology and Rehabilitation Counselling, Department of Health Studies, Brunel University, Isleworth, UK
    Pp Authortext Reynolds
    Table of Content 1. Introduction: Taking a research-guided approach to communication
    2. Models of health, illness and rehabilitation
    3. Understanding patients' experiences of ill-health and health-care
    4. Patients' communication needs in health-care settings
    5. Skillful communication and clinical effectiveness
    6. Working in partnership with patients
    7. Providing support
    8. Patient education and empowerment
    9. Teamwork in the rehabilitation setting
    10. Conclusion
    E-SBN 9780702038532
    Imprint Butterworth-Heinemann
    Publication Date 17-01-2005
    Pages 272
    Trim 234 x 156 (6 1/8 x 9 1/4)
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