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    Announcing Patient Evaluation, Data Collection, and Communication

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 26, 2018 5:10:08 PM

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    We are excited to announce the publication of Patient Evaluation, Data Collection, and Communication: A Pocket Guide for Nurses by Callie Schlicht. Designed as an easy-to-use quick reference, this guide is an essential resource for students and novice nurses to help develop communication and critical thinking skills in clinical situations.

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    It serves as a guide from initial assessment of a clinical sign or symptom to having an effective dialogue with a physician by using the ISBARR (Introduction, Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendations, Read Back) communication tool.

    What else makes this pocket guide special?

    • An easy-to-use quick reference
    • Provides a systematic review of common signs and symptoms, key assessments for quick documentation, and questions to ask the patient or family
    • Offers examples of ISBARR conversations to use in clinical practice


    Would you like to learn more? Just visit our website.

    Topics: communication

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