[2-COM: presentation of an instrument facilitating communication between physicians and carers in daily practice].

@article{Robert20072COMPO,
  title={[2-COM: presentation of an instrument facilitating communication between physicians and carers in daily practice].},
  author={Philippe H. Robert and Eriberto Michel and Jim van Os and Alfredo Carlo Altamura and Julio Bobes and Jes Gerlach and Jonathan S E Hellewell and Siegfried Kasper and D Nabel},
  journal={L'Encephale},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={60-4}
}
Communication between the patient and the professional carer lies at the heart of all decisions regarding diagnosis and treatment. However, patients and doctors often have divergent views on care needs; 2-COM (for 2-communication) is a simple patient-completed self-report instrument designed in order to facilitate patient-professional carer communication. Aims - To present 2-COM and to examine whether providing patients with an opportunity to identify and discuss their needs would improve… CONTINUE READING