Therapeutic Communications for Health Care

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Authors : Carol D. Tamparo; Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh


272 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2000, 1993

©2008 , Published


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This is your comprehensive guide for the most important component of the relationship between caregiver and patient: communication. Successful communication with patients can decrease patient anxiety, increase patient compliance, and result in a positive experience for all involved. This book focuse... more

New to this Edition

Chapter content has been reorganized to flow from basic to more complex concepts and applications

Chapter on Multicultural Therapeutic Communication discusses different cultural responses to care

New content on substance abuse as well as acute, chronic, and life-altering illnesses

Chapter opening... more