Don't Forget to Listen

Hawks, Jane Hokanson
February 2003
Urologic Nursing;Feb2003, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p10
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on the need for nurses to listen to patients in the U.S. Gratitude of the patients for the kindness of the nurse; Job satisfaction of the nurse; Opportunity of the patients to communicate personal concerns.


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