Factors influencing intercultural doctor-patient communication: a realist review.

  title={Factors influencing intercultural doctor-patient communication: a realist review.},
  author={Emma Paternotte and Sandra van Dulmen and Nadine van der Lee and Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier and Fedde Scheele},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={98 4},
OBJECTIVE Due to migration, doctors see patients from different ethnic backgrounds. This causes challenges for the communication. To develop training programs for doctors in intercultural communication (ICC), it is important to know which barriers and facilitators determine the quality of ICC. This study aimed to provide an overview of the literature and to explore how ICC works. METHODS A systematic search was performed to find literature published before October 2012. The search terms used… CONTINUE READING
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