Effective Nurse Communication With Type 2 Diabetes Patients: A Review.

@article{Mulder2015EffectiveNC,
  title={Effective Nurse Communication With Type 2 Diabetes Patients: A Review.},
  author={Bob C. Mulder and Anne Marike Lokhorst and Guy Ehm Rutten and Cees M J van Woerkum},
  journal={Western journal of nursing research},
  year={2015},
  volume={37 8},
  pages={
          1100-31
        }
}
Many type 2 diabetes mellitus patients have difficulties reaching optimal blood glucose control. With patients treated in primary care by nurses, nurse communication plays a pivotal role in supporting patient health. The twofold aim of the present review is to categorize common barriers to nurse-patient communication and to review potentially effective communication methods. Important communication barriers are lack of skills and self-efficacy, possibly because nurses work in a context where… CONTINUE READING

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