Therapeutic Interaction in Nursing / Edition 1

Therapeutic Interaction in Nursing / Edition 1

by Christine Williams, Carol M. Davis, Delmar Publishers, Carol Davis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1556425791

ISBN-13: 9781556425790

Pub. Date: 08/15/2004

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Williams (nursing, U. of Miami) and Davis (physical therapy, U. of Miami) and their contributors show that practitioners and students who understand themselves can communicate and promote health more effectively with patients in special circumstances. They offer strategies to communicate with children, the cognitively impaired, the critically ill, and patients with

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Williams (nursing, U. of Miami) and Davis (physical therapy, U. of Miami) and their contributors show that practitioners and students who understand themselves can communicate and promote health more effectively with patients in special circumstances. They offer strategies to communicate with children, the cognitively impaired, the critically ill, and patients with psychiatric illnesses. Strategies include developing positive interview techniques, using methods of cross-cultural communication, and conducting practice exercises. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556425790
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Dedicationiii
Acknowledgmentsvii
About the Authorsix
Contributing Authorsx
Forewordxi
Introductionxiii
Section ITherapeutic Use of Self1
Chapter 1Understanding the Self3
Chapter 2Using the Self to Promote Health17
Section IIInteracting With Others27
Chapter 3The Process of Helping29
Chapter 4Communication Strategies43
Chapter 5Cross-Cultural Communication55
Section IIICommunicating in Special Circumstances65
Chapter 6Communicating With Children67
Chapter 7Communicating With Cognitively Impaired Patients77
Chapter 8Communicating With Critically Ill, Mechanically Ventilated Clients89
Chapter 9Communicating With Clients With Psychiatric Illnesses97
Index107

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