Communication for Nurses: How to Prevent Harmful Events and Promote Patient Safety

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-02-01
  • Publisher: DAVIS F A COMPANY

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This exceptional book for nurses and nursing students guides the development of the comprehensive, professional communication skills to prevent errors that result in patient injuries and death. With a patient-safety focus, thorough coverage of communication and extensive, interactive ancillaries, it demonstrates how communication is tied to desired clinical outcomes.

Table of Contents

Interpersonal Communication: The Foundation for Patient-Safe Communicationp. 1
Communication and Patient Safety: Understanding the Connectionp. 3
The Patient-Safe Transformational Model of Communicationp. 11
Communicator Perceptions, Self-Concept, and Self-Esteem Within the Core of the Transformational Modelp. 29
Creating Common Meaning to Attain Transformational Outcomesp. 45
Culture and Gender Issues in Patient-Safe Communicationp. 61
Nurse-Patient Communication: Patient-Safe Communication in Professional Relationshipsp. 77
Introduction to Nurse-Patient Relationshipsp. 79
Patient Safety Risk Factors Affecting Communication Climatesp. 93
The Patient-Safe Communication Strategy of Touchp. 105
The Patient-Safe Communication Strategy of Humorp. 119
Nurse-Patient Relationships During Grief, Mourning, and Lossp. 131
Patient-Safe Communication and Patient Educationp. 143
Health-Care Team Communication: Group Processes and Patient-Safe Communication Among Team Membersp. 157
Patient Safety Communication Risk Factors in Nursing Work Systemsp. 159
Health-Care Team Collaborative Patient-Safe Communication Strategiesp. 177
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