Patientspeak: An exercise in communication

Norval Scott, Myron F. Weiner

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Effective patient care requires effective communication with patients. The creation of a “Patientspeak” dictionary is offered as a constructive exercise for facilitating communication between health care professionals and their patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)890-893
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of medical education
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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