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Title Communication for nurses : talking with patients / edited by Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, Janice B. Foust.

Published Burlington, Massachusetts : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  610.730699 SHEL    AVAILABLE
Edition Third edition.
Physical description xxi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The first encounter -- The nurse as a person : theories of self and nursing -- Patients as people : standards to guide communication -- Cultural diversity : awareness and values -- Establishing a therapeutic relationship -- Interviewing skills : a clinical art and science -- Nonverbal communication : cues and body language -- The therapeutic uses of humor -- Communications during transitions in care -- Physical impairments : altering communication to meet the patients' needs -- Talking with children : working with families -- Nurses as educators : simulation and patient care -- Communicating about sexual health needs -- The experience of pain : working with patients -- Communication in life-threatening illness and spiritual care -- Anger, anxiety, and difficult communication styles -- Compassion fatigue : caring for yourself -- Communicating with peers and healthcare providers -- Electronic communication : media, social networking, and medical records -- Delegation and assertive communication -- A conclusion and a beginning.
Other author Sheldon, Lisa Kennedy, editor.
Foust, Janice B., editor.
Subject Communication in nursing.
Nurse and patient.
ISBN 9781449691776 (paperback)
1449691773 (paperback)