Friday, May 20, 2016

Bad News Delivered Badly - The New York Times

How should a doctor deliver bad news?  Better than the examples in this article.

"It cannot be easy for oncologists to deliver bad news so frequently, but it must be worse for them when they deliver bad news badly. The manners of patients erode as we become maddened by confusion and dread. Injurious words should never add insult to the injuries medical professionals witness and patients suffer daily. "

Bad News Delivered Badly - The New York Times

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