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Palliative Care Perspectives : Chapter 8: Communication

About Communication in End-of-life Care
Communication as storytelling
ABCs of Communication
Dealing with Emotions and Empathy
Sharing Bad News
Incorporating Patient and Family Preferences into Difficult Decisions
The GOOD Acronym
Communicating with Patients and Families about Hastened Death
Pronouncing the Patient
References for Chapter 8

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Palliative Care Perspectives

James L. Hallenbeck, M.D.

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