Guidelines for Age-Specific Communication
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-- The first section of this topic is shown below --Effective communication between the health-care provider and the patient is influenced by the patient’s cognitive abilities, sensory development or deprivation, level of stress, and environment. Effective communication with individuals at any stage of life is possible if one recognizes that it is essential to employ age-specific communication techniques based on an understanding of the continuum of human development as highlighted here.
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