Communication in nurse management in different areas of medical care

  • Barbara Scammell
Part of the Essentials of Nursing Management book series (ENMS)


In Chapter 7 the main managerial tasks that relate to patients and relatives, and are performed at the point of service delivery, were described. This chapter examines specific problems, associated with the management of patients, clients and relatives, as they arise in different spheres of medicine.


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