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Delivering Bad News

Medics Ill-Prepared to Deliver Bad News, Yet Communication Skills Directly Affect Outcomes

This month, a survey by the General Medical Council[1] revealed that newly-qualified doctors and trainee surgeons undergo little preparation for the communication of bad news, for example with a dying patient, when typically a young medic may encounter as many as 40 cases of this type in their first year of practice. And another study[2] from Janua…


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