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A Patient's Story


A Patient's Story

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Well done article about the importance of communication in collaborative patient care. Presents the patient perspective of a 40 year old male diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and his expereince with various health caregivers from physicians to nurses.
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Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 06, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 15, 2015
Submitter: Maria Revell
Keywords: Health Care, Patient Communication, Professionalism, Nursing


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for Donna Sandretto
4 years ago

Donna Sandretto (Faculty)

It is so important to remember what a patient goes through and what we as health professionals can do to help.

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