Communicating In The Clinic: Negotiating Frontstage And Backstage Teamwork (Hampton Press Communication Series: Health Communication)

Communicating In The Clinic: Negotiating Frontstage And Backstage Teamwork (Hampton Press Communication Series: Health Communication)

Communicating In The Clinic: Negotiating Frontstage and Backstage Teamwork (Hampton Press Communication Series: Health Communication)

This book addresses the question of how health care teams function on a daily basis through an innovative ethnography of communication in an interdisciplinary geriatric team. To illustrate the complexity of teamwork, backstage communication processes among team members are richly described, their effects on frontstage communication with patients delineated,m and a model of embedded teamwork developed. The presentation enables readers to explore the relationships among epistemology, methodology, and writing practices in health care.

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