Communication in Healthcare Settings

Communication in Healthcare Settings

Editor(s): Alison Pilnick, Jon Hindmarsh, Virginia Teas Gill

Published Online: 19 AUG 2010 09:34PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405198271

Online ISBN: 9781444324020

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324020

Series Editor(s): Hannah Bradby

About this Book

This book presents an international snapshot of communication in healthcare settings and examines how policies, procedures and technological developments influence day to day practice.

  • Brings together a series of papers describing features of healthcare interaction in settings in Australasia, the U.S.A, continental Europe and the UK
  • Contains original research data from previously under-studied settings including professions allied to medicine, telephone-mediated interactions and secondary care
  • Contributors draw on the established conversation analytic literature on healthcare interaction and broaden its scope by applying it to professionals other than doctors in primary care
  • Examines how issues relating to policy, procedure or technology are negotiated and managed throughout daily healthcare practice

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