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The Importance of Negotiating Highly Emotional Situations with Grace

By Noah Rue I recently visited my family in another state. My father was experiencing serious side effects from the multiple drugs he was being prescribed for his seizures, including hostility and heightened anxiety. I read the warnings and possible … Continue reading

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The Importance of Listening in Healthcare

By Alene Nitzky, Ph.D. RN OCN I’m not sure who said it originally, but it’s been said that we have two ears, but just one mouth, for a reason. Listening is what we do when we take the time to build … Continue reading

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Let’s Focus More on Listening to Improve Communication in Healthcare!

Isn’t this a sad quote? And while my doctors all said they were aware of the issue, it still felt as if no one was listening. –from Seth Mnookin’s article in the Boston Globe, “I’m A Recovering Addict. So Why Did My … Continue reading

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