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Washer: Clinical Communication Skills

Chapter 14

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Stacey, D., Hawker, G., Dervin, G., Tomek, I., Cochran, N., Tugwell, P., & O'Connor, A.M. (2008). Improving shared decision making in osteoarthritis. British Medical Journal, 336(650), 954-955.
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Thornton, H., Edwards, A., & Baum, M. (2003). Women need better information about routine mammography. British Medical Journal, 327(7406), 101-103.
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Woloshin, S., Schwartz, L., & Ellner, A. (2003). Making sense of risk information on the web: Don't forget the basics. British Medical Journal, 327(7417), 695-696.
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