Communication and Clinical Effectiveness in Rehabilitation / Edition 1

Communication and Clinical Effectiveness in Rehabilitation / Edition 1

by Frances Reynolds
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750656654

ISBN-13: 9780750656658

Pub. Date: 01/31/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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

Overview

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.

  • 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750656658
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

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

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