February 27, 2013 by celia
Poet Emily Dickinson called death “the only One You cannot find out all about.” While modern medical education (more…)
Category: healthcare professionals, PatientsTags: end of life care, hospice, medical education, nursing, palliative care, terminal illness | Comments (0)
February 21, 2013 by celia
“There’s almost always, in every medical circumstance, one more thing we can try,” says Dr. Julie Bynum. But (more…)
Category: healthcare professionals, PatientsTags: communication, end of life care, hospice, palliative care, quality of life, unnecessary treatment | Comments (7)
January 25, 2013 by celia
If waiting for test results can be stressful, having direct or immediate access to them poses its own challenges. (more…)
Category: healthcare professionals, PatientsTags: lab results, medical records, online lab results, stress | Comments (0)
January 16, 2013 by celia
The receptionist cradled the telephone between her ear and shoulder as she jotted down the patient’s message.
Category: healthcare professionalsTags: anxiety, helping patients, lab work, test results | Comments (1)
December 21, 2012 by celia
Doctors interested in empowering their patients to speak freely could begin by handing them this workbook.
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