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Communication for nurses : talking with patients / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RT23 .S53 2009
Barcode: 30731101091464
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763769925 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0763769924 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 204 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The first encounter -- The nurse as a person : theories of self and nursing -- Patients as people : standards to guide communication -- Cultural diversity : awareness and respect -- Establishing a therapeutic relationship -- Interviewing skills : a clinical art and science -- Reading nonverbal cues and body language -- Humor -- Anger, anxiety, and difficult communication styles -- Life-threatening illness : communication when time is limited -- Patients with pain -- Physical impairments to communication -- Communicating with different age groups and families -- Communicating with peers and other healthcare providers -- Conflict resolution and negotiation skills -- A conclusion and a beginning.
Summary, etc.:
"Communication for Nurses offers valuable techniques delivered in a concise, user-friendly format that encourages reader's development of a personal, professional communication style. Topics include effective communication in difficult situations, the nurse-patient relationship, working with different patient groups and families, and communicating with other healthcare providers."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Communication in nursing.
Nurse and patient.
Nurse-Patient Relations.
Models, Nursing.
Nurses > psychology.
Nursing Theory.
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