The discourse of hospital communication: Tracing complexities in contemporary health care organizations

Iedema, R. (Ed.). (2007). The discourse of hospital communication: Tracing complexities in contemporary health care organizations. New York: Palgrave/MacMillan.

  • Iedema, R. Introduction: Hospital communication, clinical interaction and health reform.
  • Barton, E. The contexts of end-of-life discussions.
  • Forsyth, R. Exploring the implications for laboratory scientists of test order computerization.
  • Hobbs, P. The communicative functions of the hospital medical chart.
  • Long, D. Gaping wounds: Coordinating multidisciplinary care in a spinal pressure sore clinic.
  • Maseide, P. Transformation of x-rays into practical tools in collaborative medicine.
  • Candlin, S., & Candlin, C. Contemporary care and the changing face of nursing.
  • Kerosuo, H. Organizational interfaces in care provision of patients with many illnesses.
  • Botin, L. Video analysis as a phenomenological tool investigating clinical interaction.
  • Brown, B. & Crawford, P. “Quis custodiet ipsos custodies?”: Documentation, dialogue and reflexivity in the care of clients with borderline personality disorder.
  • Iedema, R. Communicating about medical errors: “Critical incident reporting” and “root cause analysis” as emerging organizational-managerial interventions aiming to reform the clinical work.
  • Iedema, R., Long, D., & Forsyth, R. Conclusion.