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How to Describe Interprofessional Working

  • John Øvretveit
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Part of the Community Health Care Series book series (CHCS)

Abstract

‘Why do you all ask me that same question — don’t you people talk to each other?’ We have all had clients say this, and many of us have explained it as a problem of ‘bureaucracy’ or ‘communications’ — the two explanations for problems which most people seem to accept. But when we and the other people whom the client has been seeing are all part of one team, we question what type of team we are in and how effective it is.

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© John Øvretveit 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Øvretveit
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  1. 1.Nordic School of Public HealthGothenburgSweden

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