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Non-Medical Radiography Staff Experiences in Inter-Professional Communication: A Swedish Qualitative Focus Group Interview Study

Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift
Författare Nabi Fatahi
Mirjana Kustrimovic
Helen Elden
Publicerad i Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
Volym 13
Sidor 393-401
ISSN 1178-2390
Publiceringsår 2020
Publicerad vid Institutionen för vårdvetenskap och hälsa
Sidor 393-401
Språk en
Länkar https://doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S23144...
Ämnesord Keywords: face-to-face communication, interprofessional communication, oral communication, radiograph, radiologist, written communication
Ämneskategorier Klinisk medicin

Sammanfattning

Purpose: To describe the experiences of non-medical discipline staff of difficulties and possibilities in inter-professional communication within the radiology department and remitting departments. Materials and Methods: Three focus group interviews were conducted with 16 nonmedical discipline staff in a radiology department at a university hospital in Sweden. Data were analysed using qualitative content analysis. Results: The experiences of inter-professional communication by non-medical discipline staff within the radiology department and with remitting departments can be described in three categories,andsixsubcategories.Theinformantsexperienceddifficultiesinbothoralandwritten inter-professional communication. Inadequate structures, incorrect information and unclear languageinthereferralforms,lackoffeedbackfromcliniciansandradiologists,andreducedface-toface communication were described as factors that negatively influenced communication. Other difficulties were time shortage, inadequate routines and economy issues. The possibilities described were use of face-to-face communication, interpreters, and clear and well-structured referral forms. Conclusion: Non-medical staff experience that quality in inter-professional communication has a significant impact on health outcomes and patient safety. They expressed a number of difficulties in both written and oral inter-professional communication. For example inadequate written and oral communication, as well as practical issues such as routine could negatively influencethequalityoftheoutcomeofinter-professionalcommunication.Lackoffeedbackfrom clinicians and radiologists and reduced face-to-face communication were also mentioned as factors that influence oral communication. Possibilities described to improve inter-professional communication quality and thus patient safety were professional contact on both professional and personal levels, use of interpreters, and clear and well-structured referral forms. The results of this study add to our knowledge of the difficulties and possibilities in non-medical interprofessionalcommunication,whichmayenhancebothsafetyandhealthoutcomesforpatientsif implemented. Future studies in interprofessional communication is needed.

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