Challenging Communication: Damian Roland at DFTB18

When Ian and Callum Summers spoke about the importance of child centred communication it was all about the simulated patient. This talk from Damian is about child centred communication in the real world.

What do the children see in your place of work? Is all they see shoes and knees? Is all they hear beeps and the clatter of trolleys? Sometimes we have to go beyond the basic history and look to the motivation of the patients or their parents.

Author: Tessa Davis Tessa Davis is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. She is from Glasgow and Sydney, but is currently living in London. @tessardavis | + Tessa Davis | Tessa's DFTB posts

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