The bad-news consultation: 10 tips

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Abstract

A bad-news conversation often evokes strong emotions in a patient and those close to her or him. These emotions may inhibit mental processing of additional information. During a bad-news conversation, you should therefore not only provide information, but also help your patient to cope with these emotions and provide support. All this is necessary if your patient is to come to well-considered decisions in consultation with you.

Translated title of the contributionThe bad-news consultation: 10 tips
Original languageDutch
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Volume163
Publication statusPublished - 28-Nov-2019

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