Clinical Communication AND PATIENT SAFETY

August 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2006, Vol. 80 Issue 8, Following p48
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This section discusses communication among medical professions and patient safety. Ineffective communication is recognized as a major risk factor to patient safety among medical personnel. Some contributing factors to poor communication are a stressful work environment and poor handwriting. Communication strategies to improve safety are presented as well as risk factors that can stifle communication.


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