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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

Print version ISSN 0864-2125On-line version ISSN 1561-3038


TOLEDO FERNANDEZ, Ana margarita  and  TORRES PEREZ, Elsa María. Social communication in health. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2005, vol.21, n.5-6. ISSN 0864-2125.

A health professional is expected to be a good communicator as part of his daily activity. That's why, it is reflected on the topic Communication in health, where the principles of communication, such as the respect of another's criterion, the understanding as an end, the competitive vision of communication, as well as the assessment of communicative cooperation and of the quality from the personal and interactive point of view, are dealt with. A group of recommendations are given to attain a good listening and emission, and it is explained how to create defensive and support climates and the way to have a constructive dialogue.

Keywords : Social communication; health.

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