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4 communication errors that should be avoided in any medical practice
 

4 communication errors that should be avoided in any medical practice

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Good communication in medical practice plays a huge part in ensuring that everyone does their job well, for the medical practice to run smoothly. To achieve this, here are some communication errors that must be avoided.
 
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25 Nov 2016 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz it is a great tips to be followed not just in all work fields but also in life relationships.
Communication always gets a positive results and make anything be the best,improve relationships and work results and it requires efforts to be exerted from both parties.
Miscommunication consequences are very common due to many factors like anger, jealous, lies, fear and others.
Ignoring th...
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Ah miscommunications. Definitely a large problem in the hospital. I have heard a lot of vague orders when they say it can be done later or anytime. It is best to be specific and it is best as well to document everything. I do have a bit of a qualm with how to convey negative things or mistakes. I still believe something positive needs to be said to not make the person feel like they are completely incompetent. Though on the other hand I do understand the point of delivering it in a firm yet resp...
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Medical field requires attention as boarder security force in public health otherwise life is in danger or out of hands. Too late communications and delayed diagnosis will not be entertained in the filed of medicine because every case is considered as an emergency situation. Understanding communication is prime to minimise errors. If one should inform about an emergency first to whom should address and how should be deliver is practically explained to hospital staff. One should able to express t...
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Communication is very important in the daily life of healthcare professionals. We communicate to convey information all the time. Good listening skill is part of an excellent communication skill. Mistakes can happen when people don’t communicate well. In healthcare settling, we need to be very specific in our communication. For example, when assigning clinical jobs to our team member, if we want to get something urgent done as soon as possible, we should always convey this across to the team me...
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Communication skills are very important in the field of medicine. Everyone should work in a coordinated manner to give the patient the best care. The 4 types of miscommunication are common in the workplace and every healthcare worker should be aware of these. Sense of urgency is never off in the hospital for a patient. An action should be done right away to avoid shortchanging medical management or delays in referral or discharge. As for giving instructions, everything must be really specific be...
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Thanks to the tips that are being mentioned here. They may look that simple but these are the things that are greatly missed out and could possibly create problems all throughout the healing process. If these are being followed, we won't just improve the quality of care but as well as improve our personal interpersonal skills. Often than not, we are being misinterpreted by the way we carry ourselves and also through our gestures. We should be attentive to each little detail we may encounter ...
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The article talks about excellent pointers on the basics of communication. I also agree that when you are supervising a colleague, and you think that these is room for improvement, then these things should be communicated directly. There is no need to use embellishments or to lighten the impact of such things because the message might not get across clearly. Every person is unique and its very important to watch out for nonverbal cues for any reaction that may indicate confirmation that the pers...
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Communication skills are a fundamental component in healthcare field especially for securing a healthy and safe working environment. Miscommunication among doctors, nurses, and other providers as they hand off the responsibility of caring for patients often leads to preventable medical errors. Hospitals in the United States for example might have avoided nearly 2,000 patient deaths -and $1.7 billion in malpractice costs- if medical staff and patients communicated better. I would like to emphasi...
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