communication

Improving communication with patients: learning by doing.

Chi J, Verghese A. Improving communication with patients: learning by doing. JAMA. 2013;310(21):2257-8. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.281828. PubMed PMID: 24302087.

Does improving handoffs reduce medical error rates?

Horwitz LI. Does improving handoffs reduce medical error rates?. JAMA. 2013;310(21):2255-6. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.281827. PubMed PMID: 24302086.

Containing multitudes: medical education 2013.

Golub RM. Containing multitudes: medical education 2013. JAMA. 2013;310(21):2259-61. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.283429. PubMed PMID: 24302088.

Rates of medical errors and preventable adverse events among hospitalized children following implementation of a resident handoff bundle.

Starmer AJ, Sectish TC, Simon DW, Keohane C, McSweeney ME, Chung EY, et al. Rates of medical errors and preventable adverse events among hospitalized children following implementation of a resident handoff bundle. JAMA. 2013;310(21):2262-70. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.281961. PubMed PMID: 24302089.

Effect of communication skills training for residents and nurse practitioners on quality of communication with patients with serious illness: a randomized trial.

Curtis JR, Back AL, Ford DW, Downey L, Shannon SE, Doorenbos AZ, et al. Effect of communication skills training for residents and nurse practitioners on quality of communication with patients with serious illness: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2013;310(21):2271-81. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.282081. PubMed PMID: 24302090.

Importance of clarifying patients' desired role in shared decision making to match their level of engagement with their preferences.

Politi MC, Dizon DS, Frosch DL, Kuzemchak MD, Stiggelbout AM. Importance of clarifying patients' desired role in shared decision making to match their level of engagement with their preferences. BMJ. 2013;347:f7066. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.f7066. PubMed PMID: 24297974.

The implementation of a harm minimisation model for the identification and treatment of over-the-counter drug misuse and abuse in community pharmacies in Northern Ireland.

Wazaify M, Hughes CM, McElnay JC. The implementation of a harm minimisation model for the identification and treatment of over-the-counter drug misuse and abuse in community pharmacies in Northern Ireland. Patient Educ Couns. 2006;64(1-3):136-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2005.12.008. PubMed PMID: 16431072.

Sexual function in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3).

Mitchell KR, Mercer CH, Ploubidis GB, Jones KG, Datta J, Field N, et al. Sexual function in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3). Lancet. 2013;382(9907):1817-29. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62366-1. PubMed PMID: 24286787.

A piece of my mind. EBM's six dangerous words.

Braithwaite RS. A piece of my mind. EBM's six dangerous words. JAMA. 2013;310(20):2149-50. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.281996. PubMed PMID: 24281458.

Communicating concern: complaints against doctors.

Communicating concern: complaints against doctors. Lancet. 2013;382(9902):1382. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62197-2. PubMed PMID: 24243119.