Which type of communication could be the most useful for the pt? The - ProProfs Discuss
Topics
Products
Follow Us:

Which type of communication could be the most useful for the pt? The nurse realizes that the pt is having a hard dealing with their diagnosis. The pt states that he is feeling alone with no one who understands.



A. Silence
B. Empathy
C. Reflection
D. Summarization

This question is part of Therapeutic Communication techniques
Asked by Rossj, Last updated: Jan 18, 2020

+ Answer
Request

1 Answer

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 26, 2017

Empathy

The pt is feeling alone and afraid. Although silence could be useful to let the pt get out all of there feelings, empathy could be the best form of communication to ease the feeling of being alone. Reflecting and Summarization could lead to the pt feeling patronized.
 1

John Adney

John Adney

Replied on Aug 06, 2017

Reflection

Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.