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Nurse-patient conversations

Jennifer Trueland Health writer

The importance of conducting compassionate communication with patients while social distancing

Communicating compassionately has always been a part of nursing – the difference during the COVID-19 pandemic is that so much of it has had to be done via the phone. This has caused consternation among a workforce that has become accustomed to identifying and acting on patients’ cues.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 19, 5, 15-17. doi: 10.7748/cnp.19.5.15.s12

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