Breaking bad news to patients: The SPIKES approach can make this difficult task easier

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Abstract

Bad news is any information that changes a person's view of the future in a negative way. Physicians frequently msut break bad news to patients and their loved ones. Bad news often is associated with a terminal illness such as cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-18
Number of pages4
JournalPostgraduate Medicine
Volume112
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

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Breaking bad news to patients : The SPIKES approach can make this difficult task easier. / Mueller, Paul.

In: Postgraduate Medicine, Vol. 112, No. 3, 01.01.2002, p. 15-18.

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