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Say What? Dangers of Miscommunicating

  • June 11, 2017

When miscommunication means life or death


The nuances of word choice in a doctor’s office may hold greater meaning than you think. Originally published in Rheumatology Network the article discusses the miscommunication that can happen between patient and doctor and cites the CRICO Strategies CBS Report, Malpractice Risks in Communication Failures.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Ginsberg S. Say what? Dangers of miscommunicating. MedPage Today. June 11, 2017.