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A selective review of the literature on nurse‐patient communication: has the patient's contribution been neglected

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A selective review of the literature on nurse‐patient communication : has the patient's contribution been neglected. / Jarrett, Nicola; Payne, Sheila.

In: Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol. 22, No. 1, 01.01.1995, p. 72-78.

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Jarrett, Nicola ; Payne, Sheila. / A selective review of the literature on nurse‐patient communication : has the patient's contribution been neglected. In: Journal of Advanced Nursing. 1995 ; Vol. 22, No. 1. pp. 72-78.

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