TITLE

Effective communication in palliative care

AUTHOR(S)
Dunne, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;12/7/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the definitions of communication and an examination of their relationship to palliative care nursing. The underpinning theory is analysed as a means of understanding the communication process. The communication process in nursing is considered in the context of nurse/patient/family communication. While the focus of the article is on palliative care, the principles of communication as outlined also have relevance and applicability to nurses working in a variety of other clinical settings.
ACCESSION #
19329701

 

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