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Mazhariazad F, Taghadosi M, Erami E. Challenges of Nurse-Patient Communication in Iran: A Review Study. SJNMP 2019; 4 (4) :15-29
URL: http://sjnmp.muk.ac.ir/article-1-181-en.html
1- Department of Nursing faculity, Bandar Abbas Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
2- Kashan university of medical science , Taghadosi_m@kaums.ac.ir
3- Torbat Heydarieh University of Medical Sciences
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Background & Aims: Nurse-patient communication is one of the important factors in providing high-quality nursing care. Therefore, recognition of barriers to this type of communication is of paramount importance. This study aimed to evaluate and review the challenges of nurse-patient communication in Iran.
Material & Methods: In this research, Iranian articles published were derived from the databases of MagIran, SID, PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar using the keywords of nurses, clients, patients, and communication.
Results: In total, we assessed 10 qualitative and 4 quantitative articles. It is notable that four articles were published in foreign journals while 10 papers were published in domestic journals. Results were indicative of disagreements and agreements between the views of nurses and patients in determining the barriers to communication. The challenge of establishing nurse-patient communication was classified in four areas of individual and social factors, occupational features, clinical conditions of patients and environmental factors.
Conclusion: Considering the establishment of an important aspect of nursing care by creating communication, it is essential to address and eliminate the challenges by healthcare managers through proper planning. Evidently, improved nurse-patient communication will enhance the quality of service provided by nurses and positively affect the diagnosis, treatment, and qualitative improvement of nursing cares.
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: General
Received: 2018/10/20 | Revised: 2019/06/30 | Accepted: 2018/12/27 | Published: 2019/10/24 | ePublished: 2019/10/24

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