Communication and Clinical Effectiveness in Rehabilitation,
Edition 1
By Frances Reynolds, BSc, Dip Psych Couns, PhD

Publication Date: 11 Nov 2004
Incorporating a patient-focused perspective on communication and health care, this new title for physical and occupational therapists and students provides practical strategies for effective communication with both colleagues and patients. Written in a straightforward, easy-to-understand style, it offers a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach and an emphasis on reflective practice, making it a timely and useful resource for today's readers.

Key Features

  • Discusses strategies for communicating with both colleagues and patients
  • Examines the evidence for the importance of effective communication in enhancing clinical effectiveness
  • Contains reflective exercises for self-awareness of personal communication skills and difficulties
  • Provides case studies that allow the reader to analyze a range of realistic communication problems
  • Includes research-based evidence throughout
About the author
By Frances Reynolds, BSc, Dip Psych Couns, PhD, Lecturer in Psychology and Rehabilitation Counselling, Department of Health Studies, Brunel University, Isleworth, UK
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Taking a research-guided approach to communication 2. Models of health, illness and rehabilitation3. Understanding patients’ experiences of ill-health and health-care4. Patients’ communication needs in health-care settings5. Skillful communication and clinical effectiveness6. Working in partnership with patients 7. Providing support8. Patient education and empowerment9. Teamwork in the rehabilitation setting10. Conclusion
Book details
ISBN: 9780750656658
Page Count: 272
Retail Price : £36.99