May 31, 2013 ... These doctors had a lot of experience dealing with dying patients. ... Telling
someone that he is terminally ill is a legitimate and important thing to do. ... When
they feel that with some confidence, I think they should say so.
stand the truth even if they are told it: patients have ... understood to mean that
the doctor should strive to ... It is indisputable that most people suffer anguish.
Oct 15, 2015 ... During that time, I've had the opportunity to be with people for their ... She also
said that I should take the lead on this discussion – it .... That doesn't detract from
the horror of having to tell someone they're going to die though.
Apr 25, 2013 ... Physicians debate whether patients need to know they're dying. April 25 ... "Does
telling someone that they are terminally ill mean telling the how long they have to
live? ... Poll: Should doctors tell terminally ill patients they're.
Jan 29, 2016 ... And there's ongoing debate about which doctor should be the one to break the
news ... in such a discussion takes on deeper urgency when someone has a
terminal illness. ... Patients aren't told that death is near until too late.
May 2, 2014 ... The danger of crushing a patient's hope can outweigh the usual imperative to tell
all, doctors argue in a new commentary that has touched off a ...
We should remember Immanuel Kant's advice to avoid accepting someone else's
... It is okay for the family to tell the hospital staff that you are dying since they ...
Apr 7, 2014 ... A couple whose dying daughter 'lost hope' after being told she was terminally ...
Someone should have an equal right not to know, as they do to ...
Jan 13, 2016 ... Doctors are too afraid to tell patients they are dying, a damning report warns. ...
person will react to the news; Patients are treated without compassion or as
individuals, the report warns .... We should be far more frank,' he said.
Apr 3, 2015 ... Here's what science has to tell us about what happens to our mind ... When
people are dying, Palace explains, blood pressure drops and they ...