Therapeutic Interaction in Nursing

Therapeutic Interaction in Nursing

by Christine Williams, Carol M. Davis, Carol Davis
     
 

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… See more details below

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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

Foreword
Introduction
Ch. 1Understanding the self3
Ch. 2Using the self to promote health17
Ch. 3The process of helping29
Ch. 4Communication strategies43
Ch. 5Cross-cultural communication55
Ch. 6Communicating with children67
Ch. 7Communicating with cognitively impaired patients77
Ch. 8Communicating with critically ill, mechanically ventilated clients89
Ch. 9Communicating with clients with psychiatric illnesses97

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