TITLE

Communicating in optometry consultations

AUTHOR(S)
Webb, Helena; Vom Lehn, Dirk
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Optometry Today;4/8/2011, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a 2011 project focused on communication in optometry consultations which was done by researchers at King's College London. That communication forms the cornerstone of eye consultations through sequences of action, such as question and answer and instruction and response, is discussed. Several examples of communication are presented which show the open and closed questions. The aim of the study is to reportedly provide optometrists with resources to reflect on their practice when interacting with patients.
ACCESSION #
60631516

 

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