A key communication skill for health professionals is the ability to write highquality reports, records and referrals. These need to be clear, succinct and informative, and satisfy the practitioner's duty of care responsibilities, while avoiding ethical and legal pitfalls. In this chapter we provide advice on a range of formats and practices for writing effective professional reports, with a focus on clinical reports.
|Title of host publication||Communicating in the health sciences|
|Place of Publication||South Melbourne, VIC|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Number of pages||12|
|Edition||Third / 22|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|