Much variety and little evidence: a description of guidelines for doctor-patient communication.

@article{Veldhuijzen2007MuchVA,
  title={Much variety and little evidence: a description of guidelines for doctor-patient communication.},
  author={Wemke Veldhuijzen and Pm Ram and Trudy van der Weijden and Mr Wassink and Cpm van der Vleuten},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={138-45}
}
AIM To explore the quality of the content of communication skills training programmes, we analysed and assessed guidelines for doctor-patient communication used in communication programmes for general practitioner (GP) trainees. METHOD Guidelines for doctor-patient communication were extracted from educational materials supplied by the 8 Dutch university centres for vocational training in general practice. Four themes guided the analysis of the guidelines: content, type of contact, format and… CONTINUE READING
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