Therapeutic listening: Key intervention for several nursing diagnoses

Becky Jo Lekander, Sharon Lehmann, Ruth Lindquist

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Listening is the intervention of choice for several nursing diagnoses common to critically ill patients. Yet, because the patients often cannot talk long and nurses are busy, listening can be difficult to implement in critical care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)24-30
Number of pages7
JournalDimensions of Critical Care Nursing
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


  • Com munication
  • Nurse-patient relationships
  • Therapeutic listening


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