Assumptions and blind spots in patient-centredness: action research between American and Italian health care professionals.

@article{Lamiani2008AssumptionsAB,
  title={Assumptions and blind spots in patient-centredness: action research between American and Italian health care professionals.},
  author={Giulia Lamiani and Elaine C. Meyer and Elizabeth A. Rider and David M Browning and Elena Anna Maria Vegni and Emanuela Mauri and Egidio Aldo Moja and Robert D. Truog},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={712-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine how patient-centredness is understood and enacted in an American (US) and an Italian group of health care professionals. METHODS An action research methodology was used. Two interprofessional groups of US (n = 4) and Italian (n = 5) health care professionals independently wrote a patient-centred dialogue between a doctor and a patient based on the same scenario. The dialogues were then translated and exchanged. Both groups independently commented on the patient-centred… CONTINUE READING

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