First, the bad news

July 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/6/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
Discusses the issue of whether physicians and other medical personnel should disclose disease outbreak or epidemic to the public. Responsibility of physicians to disclose bad news to patients; Behavior of the public in reacting to reported disease outbreak; Outbreak of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in hospitals in Montréal, Quebec.


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