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Principles of effective communication with patients who have intellectual disability among primary care physicians

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Principles of effective communication with patients who have intellectual disability among primary care physicians

Abstract: “Objective: Examine physicians’ implementation of effective communication principles with patients with intellectual disabilities (ID) and its predictors. Methods: Focus groups helped construct a quantitative questionnaire. The questionnaire (completed by 440 physicians) examined utilization of effective communication principles, attitudes toward individuals with ID, subjective knowledge and number of patients with ID. Results: Subjective knowledge of ID and more patients with ID increased utilization of effective communication principles..." Click here for more

Citation: Werner, S., Yalon-Chamovitz, S., Rinde, M. T., & Heymann, A. (2017). Principles of effective communication with patients who have intellectual disability among primary care physicians. Patient Education and Counseling, 100(7), 1314-1321. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.01.022

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