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To improve patient safety, doctors are learning to give instructions on making sandwiches
 

To improve patient safety, doctors are learning to give instructions on making sandwiches

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To understand the challenges of communicating medical directions, a PhD program innovates communication skills exercises – by means of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
 
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12 Nov 2016 - General
 
People can make mistakes everyday---even if if you're the most brilliant and most experienced doctor. Like with a routine filling, sometimes I pause in the middle of a procedure and I look at my assistant to ask, "Did I remember to etch the ...
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This would be quite an amusing way to learn how to communicate to patients, but I think it is effective. Many health care professionals know that it really is a challenge to talk to patients and make sure they understand what you are trying to tell t...
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One of the major sources of medical errors is communication - misunderstanding between healthcare providers themselves, or between a patient and a healthcare professional. I think that the efforts of Monash University in improving the communication s...
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This interesting and informative article has focused the education regarding patient safety. Patient safety is crucial while treating any disease condition and recently multiple reported medication and diagnostic errors have necessitated the educatio...
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This is a very interesting article. Every year, hundreds of thousands across the world die of medical errors. Patient safety has received increased attention in recent years, but mostly with a focus on the epidemiology of errors and adverse events, r...
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