The steps to take to support nervous or anxious patients
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The steps to take to support nervous or anxious patients

Daniel Allen Health journalist

A nurse with clear and empathetic communication skills can allay a patient’s fears about a treatment, procedure or impending consultation

Nervousness shows itself in many ways, but however it presents in your patient, it can disrupt the therapeutic relationship.

Nursing Standard. 36, 2, 35-37. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.2.35.s14

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