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Effects of empathic and positive communication in healthcare consultations: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract:

Background

Practitioners who enhance how they express empathy and create positive expectations of benefit could improve patient outcomes. However, the evidence in this area has not been recently synthesised.

Objectives

To estimate the effects of empathy and expectations interventions for any clinical condition.

Design

Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials.

Data sources

Six databases from inception to August 2017.<...>

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0141076818769477

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Journal website
Publication date:
2018-04-19
Acceptance date:
2018-03-18
DOI:
EISSN:
1758-1095
ISSN:
0141-0768
Pmid:
29672201
Source identifiers:
843544
Language:
English
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uuid:b8ac63eb-023f-47f4-aa17-08a27c65708e
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pubs:843544
Deposit date:
2018-04-24

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