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A Subtle Clue to Communicate a Poor Prognosis Is Not Enough

A Subtle Clue to Communicate a Poor Prognosis Is Not Enough

Not surprisingly, health care professionals sometimes procrastinate when it comes to telling their patients about a poor prognosis. Perhaps they too, like their patients, tend to be overly optimistic in their judgement when presented with a dismal prognosis. Who doesn’t want their patient to be one of the lucky ones to survive the odds?  Consequently,… Continue Reading