hca 230 week 2 Health Communication Technologies

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Running head: HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES Health Care Communication Technologies Lyndy Boucher Axia University HCA/230 Jana Watters 5/23/2010 1
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One very important communication technology is patient to doctor communication, without this, proper treatment plans cannot be instituted. Without the patient telling the doctor what is happening, again will result in the wrong diagnosis, this could be dangerous. Doctors ask questions, yet rarely allow enough time for a patient to answer thoroughly, Or a patient may say this hurts but I am also not sleeping well. The doctor or nurse will ignore the secondary statement and ask how long have you been hurting. Sleeplessness can have many causes and without deeper investigation a problem can be missed. While doctors get criticized for their communication techniques it is not all their fault if the patients don’t take a role in the communication process. To speak nonverbally with positive communication is very simple but can help a person greatly. By merely paying attention while a person speaks, smiling at a person’s responses,
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