TITLE

Delivering bad news

PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7270, p1233
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the author's reaction to his diagnosis with cancer. Clumsiness and lack of consideration exhibited by the author's physician in delivering bad news; Shock experienced by the author upon learning that his finger would be amputated; Recommendation that physicians receive training in the delivery of negative medical news.
ACCESSION #
3749044

 

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