Communication training for health professionals who care for patients with cancer: a systematic review of effectiveness

@article{Gysels2004CommunicationTF,
  title={Communication training for health professionals who care for patients with cancer: a systematic review of effectiveness},
  author={Marjolein H Gysels and Alison Richardson and Irene J Higginson},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={692-700}
}
Effective communication is increasingly recognised as a core clinical skill. However, there is evidence that health and social care professionals still lack basic communication skills. To assess the effectiveness of different communication skills training courses for health professionals in cancer care. We searched six computerised databases and augmented this with a follow-up of references and grey (unpublished) literature. We included all studies evaluating communication training and assessed… CONTINUE READING

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