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 contribution||The bad-news consultation: 10 tips|
|Journal||Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde|
|Publication status||Published - 28-Nov-2019|