Communicate With Cancer Patients: 2 Handling Uncertainty, Collusion, and Denial
Macguire, Peter and Faulkner, Ann
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 297(6654): 972-974, 15 October 1988
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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 ...
Maguire, Peter; Faulkner, Ann (1988-10-08)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)