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  1. Discussing the diagnosis and prognosis with cancer patients.

    Article - En anglais

    Effective doctor-patient communication is an integral part of good clinical care.

    Telling a patient that he/she has cancer can be a daunting task.

    If done with empathy and sensitivity it can create an important bond between the doctor and patient.

    If done brusquely and without tact it can create barriers and lasting hostility.

    Several key steps help make the breaking of bad news easier for doctors and patients.

    There is not one'right formula'but appreciation of and responsiveness to the patient's verbal and non-verbal signals are core skills which can be developed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Diagnostic, Homme, Pronostic, Relation médecin malade, Communication verbale, Santé publique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Diagnosis, Human, Prognosis, Physician patient relation, Verbal communication

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0139898

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199608.