Do patients understand medical communication? Patients’ knowledge on anatomical location of organs in human body

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Title

Do patients understand medical communication? Patients’ knowledge on anatomical location of organs in human body

Description

Doctors often assume that patients have basic knowledge of the body and its functioning. Patients’ knowledge may vary and could depend on number of factors. Misunderstandings in consultation could lead to patient dissatisfaction, unsatisfactory compliance and outcome. This study explored patients’ knowledge on location of organs.

Creator

Dr. B. S. Ramanayake, Dr. N. E. Liyanagoda, Dr. P. K. Dahanayake, Dr. M. A. D. Hemachandra

Source

Scirj Volume II, Issue VI, June 2014 Edition

Publisher

Scientific Research Journal (Scirj)
ISSN: 2201-2796

Date

26 Aug 2014

Identifier

http://www.scirj.org/jun-2014-paper.php?rp=P0614148

Citation

Dr. B. S. Ramanayake, Dr. N. E. Liyanagoda, Dr. P. K. Dahanayake, Dr. M. A. D. Hemachandra , “Do patients understand medical communication? Patients’ knowledge on anatomical location of organs in human body ,” Scientific Research Journal -> Research Library, accessed November 18, 2017, http://www.scirj.org/rp/items/show/86.

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