publication . Article . 2017

Evaluating Midwives Communication Skills from the Perspective of Parturient Women Attending to Hospitals for Delivery

Maryam Sadat Katebi; Talat Khadivzadeh; Zohre Sepehri Shamloo; Habibolah Esmaily;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2017 Journal: Journal of Midwifery & Reproductive Health, volume 5, issue 2, pages 882-889 (issn: 2345-4792, eissn: 2345-4792, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Background & aim: Communication is a fundamental human need. Medical students and healthcare professionals must be attuned to the needs of patients using effective communication skills. With regards to medical training, currently the focus is on theoretical matters and communication skills are taken for granted. This problem has caused miscommunication with patients referred to teaching hospitals. We conducted this study to assess communication skills of midwives from the perspective of parturient women. Methods: In this descriptive study, we evaluated 50 midwives working in maternity wards of Ghaem, Imam Reza, Omolbanin, and Hasheminejad hospitals in Mashhad, I...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Communication, Midwifery, Pregnancy, lcsh:Gynecology and obstetrics, lcsh:RG1-991
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