1. Communicating Effectively With Your Patient

  1. Wayne R. Cohen MD1 and
  2. Emanuel A. Friedman MD, Med ScD2

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch1

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Cohen, W. R. and Friedman, E. A. (2011) Communicating Effectively With Your Patient, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654590

Online ISBN: 9781119971566

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Keywords:

  • communication with patient;
  • human labor;
  • parturition;
  • healthcare providers;
  • prenatal care;
  • trust with patient;
  • communication skills;
  • patient confidentiality;
  • intrapartum care;
  • maternal–fetal conflict

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Special aspects of parturition

  • Communication skills

  • Continuity of care

  • Ethics and maternal-fetal conflict

  • Violence

  • Boundaries

  • Does gender matter?

  • Goals

  • Further Reading