Access to special care dentistry, part 2. Communication

@article{Dougall2008AccessTS,
  title={Access to special care dentistry, part 2. Communication},
  author={Alison Dougall and Janice Fiske},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2008},
  volume={205},
  pages={11-21}
}
This article considers what communication is, its elements, what helps and what hinders it, and why it matters. It also considers managing people with communication differences and when communication is affected in special care dentistry (SCD). The article focuses on patients with hearing and visual impairments and considers how communication is affected and what techniques can be used to improve the situation. It offers recommendations for communicating with patients with neurological… CONTINUE READING
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