Nurse-patient communication: an exploration of patients' experiences.

  title={Nurse-patient communication: an exploration of patients' experiences.},
  author={Catherine McCabe},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={13 1},
BACKGROUND Patient-centred communication is a basic component of nursing and facilitates the development of a positive nurse-patient relationship which, along with other organizational factors, results in the delivery of quality nursing care. Nurses are frequently described in the literature as poor communicators, however, very few studies have examined patients' experiences of how nurses communicate. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to explore and produce statements relating to… CONTINUE READING