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Articles  |   July 1996
The power of words: communicating effectively with young patients
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Articles   |   July 1996
The power of words: communicating effectively with young patients
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, July 1996, Vol. 96, 410. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1996.96.7.410
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, July 1996, Vol. 96, 410. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1996.96.7.410
Abstract

Communication skills are the cornerstone of the doctor-patient relationship. This article provides clinically helpful hints to practitioners working with children and families. Specific examples of clinical phrases are presented along with alternative phrases that may enhance the clinical process.