Journal article

Communication in interprofessional rehabilitation teams: a scoping review

Julia Paxino, Charlotte Denniston, Robyn Woodward-Kron, Elizabeth Molloy

DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: Effective communication in interprofessional rehabilitation teams is essential for optimal patient care. Despite the established importance, it remains unclear how interprofessional communication (IPC) within teams contributes to rehabilitation service delivery. The aim of this scoping review was to investigate how IPC has been described in rehabilitation literature. METHODS: Databases (Medline, CINAHL, ERIC, Embase, PsychInfo, and Academic Search Complete) were searched for studies including rehabilitation interprofessional communication. Inclusion and exclusion criteria were identified and applied, data were charted, and thematic analysis conducted. RESULTS: Twenty-nine papers wer..

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