Can dimensions of national culture predict cross-national differences in medical communication?

@article{Meeuwesen2009CanDO,
  title={Can dimensions of national culture predict cross-national differences in medical communication?},
  author={Ludwien Meeuwesen and Atie van den Brink-Muinen and Geert Hofstede},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2009},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={58-66}
}
OBJECTIVE This study investigated at a country level how cross-national differences in medical communication can be understood from the first four of Hofstede's cultural dimensions, i.e. power distance, uncertainty avoidance, individualism/collectivism and masculinity/femininity, together with national wealth. METHODS A total of 307 general practitioners (GPs) and 5820 patients from Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland… CONTINUE READING

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