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How to communicate well with patients and parents 

How to communicate well with patients and parents
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How to communicate well with patients and parents
Author(s):

Stuart Crisp

and Jo Rainbow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199605538.003.0001
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date: 27 July 2021

Introduction 2

Consultation 3

Guidelines for admission 7

Dealing with the child in pain 8

Further reading 13

The consultation in paediatric emergency differs from that of adult emergency. There are the additional facts to incorporate into the history such as perinatal events and developmental milestones. However, the style of the interview, and how we treat and even investigate the patients is also quite different....

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