Physicians Are Getting Training on How to Talk to Patients About Dying

February 12, 2018

The Kaiser Health News (2/12, Bailey) reports on a “common problem in medicine,” that physicians “can be so focused on trying to fix each ailment that ‘no one is addressing the big picture,’” such as when a patient is dying. Physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital are receiving training on how “to talk to seriously ill patients about their goals, values – and prognoses – while there’s time to spare.”



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