(PDF) Patient-Centered Communications

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DISCUSS HOW THE KEYFEATURES OF GOODPROFESSIONALCOMMUNICATION TO PROMOTEHOLISTIC PATIENT CENTREDPRACTICE
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................5
INTRODUCTIONHolistic Patient Centred Practice is a form of nursing practice which is associated withprovision of top quality and necessary care to patients who suffer with physical disability orillness in a way in which it is effectively revolves around their physical conditions and not onindividual wants of patients(Fox and Reeves, 2015). Moreover, it is associated with healing thewhole individual and considers the same as its ultimate goal. The following essay is based onhow key features of communication promotes Holistic Patient Centred Approach.MAIN BODYCommunication refers to a procedure of receiving as well as providing necessaryinformation which is crucial for providing an effective care to patients. In addition to this, withinnursing and healthcare practice, communication holds quite an effective importance. Reason ofthe same is that it is essential to ensure and regulate the flow of information in such a manner,which helps medical professionals to provide effective and holistic Patient Centred Care. Inaddition to this, communication also makes it effective and convenient for healthcareprofessionals in acquiring appropriate and crucial information about the medical history andcurrent medical condition of patients which makes these professionals quite capable to providenecessary medical assistance to their patients(Hargie, 2016).Furthermore, it plays a vital role in provision of podiatric medicine and overall treatmentof the patients. Podiatry or podiatric medicine refers to the healthcare branch which is associatedwith effective study, diagnosis, surgical as well as medical treatment provided to patientssuffering from ankle, foot or lower extremity. Communication helps healthcare organisationslike NHS and healthcare professionals to appropriately enhance their medical treatmentstandards and better Holistic Patient Centred Practice.There are several ways through which professional communication promotes HolisticPatient Centred Practice. The first and perhaps the most important feature in this respect isaccuracy in diagnosis. The decisions related to diagnosis of patients, who are required to beprovided podiatric medicine, depend upon their past history which could be even effectivelyconducted by the healthcare professionals though interview(Arnold and Boggs, 2019). Thiscould be effectively accomplished by healthcare organisations through communicating withpatients and acquiring crucial information related to their extremity. To achieve more accuracy,1
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