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Teamwork and Health Professionals

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First part: Literature on how effective teamwork and communication between health professionals improves service and patient safety. Second part: How such skills were relevant to university group work.

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Health care Health Medicine Nursing Medical ethics Healthcare quality Hospice Medical terminology Patient safety Teamwork SBAR Patient safety organization Sherwood Thomas Bennett
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Health care Health Medicine Nursing Medical ethics Healthcare quality Hospice Medical terminology Patient safety Teamwork SBAR Patient safety organization Sherwood Thomas Bennett
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Literature published has found that when health professionals are able to effectively communicate with one another and build a joint approach to treatment, both the safety and management of a patient improves. There are many factors which enhance cohesion or lead to a lack of cooperation between professionals, with both having significant effects on patient safety and is why this subject is of great importance. This paper will review the role of communication and teamwork between various health professionals and the personal experiences of working in a group. Patient safety has become an increasingly highlighted topic in developed countries as medical technology progresses resulting in higher standards and expectations. This first became of concern to the public after it was raised by...
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