Communication skills among surgical trainees: Perceptions of residents in a teaching hospital in Northern Nigeria

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Ibrahim, A; Delia, ZI; Asuku, ME; Dahiru, T;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Nigerian Journal of Surgery (issn: 1117-6806, eissn: 2278-7100)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4314/njs.v17i1.70701
  • Subject: surgical trainees | Communication skills, surgical trainees, perception | RD1-811 | Communication skills | perception | Surgery
    mesheuropmc: education | behavioral disciplines and activities

ObjectiveCommunication between the surgeon and the patient is a core clinical skill. The ability to communicate with patients and their family members is very important in the optimum care of the surgical patient. Few studies have assessed communication between surgical... View more
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