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Communication and Clinical Effectiveness in Rehabilitation

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.

Paperback, 272 Pages

Published: November 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-5665-8


  • 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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