Communicate With Cancer Patients: 1. Handling Bad News and Difficult Questions
BMJ (British Medical Journal). 1988 Oct 8; 297(6653): 907-909.
Advice is provided to doctors and nurses on how to go about telling patients that they have cancer and how to respond to patients' questions and concerns about their prognosis and treatment. (KIE abstract)
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Maguire, Peter; Faulkner, Ann (1988-10-15)Sample dialogues are presented to illustrate for physicians how to acknowledge their uncertainty concerning the prognosis of terminal cancer patients to family members, how to isolate concerns of the patient, and how ...