Medical culture and communication

  title={Medical culture and communication},
  author={Kristin Kirschbaum and Sally A. Fortner},
AbstractMiscommunication among providers more frequently contributes to medical error than lack of skill or knowledge. The consequences of miscommunication are well documented, but there is less knowledge about what factors contribute to physicians’ miscommunication. The purpose of this study was to explore if cultural communication variables found in other populations were evident in data obtained from a sample of physicians. Measurement of medical culture variables that contribute to… CONTINUE READING