Giving bad news: Is there a kinder, gentler way? Journal Article


Authors: Holland, J. C.; Almanza, J.
Article Title: Giving bad news: Is there a kinder, gentler way?
Abstract: Teaching communication skills in oncology is critically important to improve patient care; satisfaction, perceptions of care, and adherence to treatment all are impacted positively by good communication. Physicians benefit by a reduction of their own stress experienced in difficult interactions and in breaking bad news. Institutions will benefit from the reduction in malpractice risks.
Keywords: patient satisfaction; review; neoplasms; oncology; patient care; doctor patient relation; communication; physician-patient relations; interpersonal communication; education, medical; humans; human; priority journal
Journal Title: Cancer
Volume: 86
Issue: 5
ISSN: 0008-543X
Publisher: Wiley Blackwell  
Date Published: 1999-09-01
Start Page: 738
End Page: 740
Language: English
DOI: 10.1002/(sici)1097-0142(19990901)86:5<738::aid-cncr2>3.0.co;2-l
PUBMED: 10463965
PROVIDER: scopus
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Notes: Review -- Export Date: 16 August 2016 -- Source: Scopus
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  1. Jimmie C B Holland
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