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Title: The expected and actual communication of health care workers during the management of intrapartum: An interpretive multiple case study
Authors: M'Rithaa, Mugendi K. 
Fawcus, S 
Korpela, MJ 
De La Harpe, M 
Keywords: Communication of health;Care workers;Management of intrapartum
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine
Abstract: Daily activities within a health care organisation are mediated by information communication processes (ICP) involving multiple health care professionals at different levels of care. Effective perinatal management requires critical information to be accurately communicated. If there is a breakdown in this communication patient safety is at risk for various reasons such as: inadequate critical information, misconception of information and uninformed decisions being made. The purpose of this study was to interpret the complexities around ICP in order to contribute to the effective management of the intrapartum period
URI: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.4102/phcfm.v7i1.911
http://hdl.handle.net/11189/5768
ISSN: 2071-2930
Appears in Collections:Edu - Journal Articles (DHET subsidised)

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