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This leading text offers practical guidance for effective
interactions with clients, families, and professional colleagues ―
making it the definitive source on communication skills for nurses. This
fourth edition uses a synthesis of proven communication strategies and
principles drawn from nursing, psychology, and related theoretical
frameworks. It also offers numerous experiential
- Numerous exercises in a procedural format are included
throughout to offer readers the opportunity to practice, observe, and
critically evaluate their communication skills and those of
- Case Examples create empathy for clients'
perspectives and needs, and serve as a springboard for
- Critical thinking content is highlighted in the
chapter on Clinical Judgement: Applying Critical Thinking and Ethical
Decision Making and is applied throughout in exercises.
consistent organization introduces basic concepts first, followed by
applications, and more emphasis on assessment.
- Communication is
discussed across the lifespan.
- Communicating with clients with
special needs is addressed in chapters on Communicating with Clients
Experiencing Communication Deficits, Communicating with Clients in
Stressful Situations, and Communicating with Clients in
- The chapter on Communicating with Other Health
Professionals promotes successful collaboration with representatives
of a variety of health care disciplines.
- Humor, gender, and
touch as they relate to interpersonal communication are
- The glossary provides detailed definitions of
communication-related terminology used in the
- Ethical Dilemma Boxes within each chapter
highlight ethical dilemmas in interpersonal
- Completely updated and revised content is
included on standards of documentation, new computerized technical
information systems, NIC and NOC, and how to utilize these tools to
provide clear written communication to other health
- Information on Healthy People 2010 has been
- Updated references include current and classic sources,
as well as Internet resources for additional