Delivering bad news

November 2000
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7270, p1233
Academic Journal
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.


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