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Communication in the ICU (short summary)

Communicating
with
patients
who
cannot
speak

Researchers ran a programme for nurses who worked in the ICU about communicating with patients who cannot speak. The nurses learned about AAC strategies, and many of them reported positive effects of using these strategies in hospital. The nurses favoured basic strategies that did not take up too much time.


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Added to site August 2013


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