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ERIC Number: ED349787
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Pages: 189
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0106-0821
Samtaler i hvid kittel: En analyse af indlaeggelsessamtaler og deres institutionelle betingelser (Conversations in White Aprons: An Analysis of Hospitalization Conversations and Their Institutional Conditions). ROLIG Papir 47.
Becker, Jytte
This report focuses on the communication that takes place between nurses and patients in a hospital setting. Nurses have for years been accused of talking at patients rather than talking to them. They have also been accused of using a language that patients do not know. The problem is partly a result of individual roles within the medical profession hierarchy and a specialized language. To discuss this problem, specific sections address the following: the nursing profession; communication in general; conversations in general; hospitalization conversations (between nurse and patient); and hospitals and patients. Four conversations between nurses and patients at Roskilde hospital in Denmark are analyzed, and to conclude, the results of the conversations are discussed. (VWL)
Roskilde University Center, P.O. Box 260, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: Danish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Roskilde Univ. Center (Denmark).
Identifiers: Denmark