Given by Addlestone in 1959.
TELL: The technique involves verbal explanation of procedures in phrases appropriate to the development level of the patient.
SHOW: Demonstrations for the patient of the visual, auditory, olfactory & tactile aspects of the procedure in a carefully defined, non threatening sett.
DO: And then, without deviating from the explanation & demonstration, completion of the procedure.
This technique is used with communication skills (verbal and nonverbal) & positive reinforcement.
( Positive reinforcement is the presentation of reinforces which increases the frequency of desired behavior)
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