Prescription for Faulty Communication in Operating Rooms: Be Explicit, Not Polite

UMKC professor's research is featured

Research by a University of Kansas linguist and University of Missouri-Kansas City physicians pointed to the potential medical harm of ambiguous communication in operating rooms that also complicated the training of surgeons. “We make the point in the paper that surgery is too precise to not use precise language,” said Gary Sutkin, a professor at the UMKC School of Medicine. Read more. This story was picked up by The Missouri Independent.

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Published: Aug 4, 2021

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