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Art of breaking bad news well

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Sehouli, Jalid. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , 2020.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
W62 S456 2020
Availability
3 copies, 3 available
As Head of Oncological Surgery and the Gynecology Clinic at Berlin's Charit Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jalid Sehouli is one of the world's leading cancer specialists. Every day, he experiences situations in which conversations take on a life-or-death significance. Delivering bad news is one of th…
Author
Sehouli, Jalid
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
xiii, 81 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Physician-Patient Relations
Truth Disclosure
Communication
Physician's Role - psychology
Empathy
Attitude of Health Personnel
Abstract
As Head of Oncological Surgery and the Gynecology Clinic at Berlin's Charit Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jalid Sehouli is one of the world's leading cancer specialists. Every day, he experiences situations in which conversations take on a life-or-death significance. Delivering bad news is one of the most difficult tasks we face in life, especially for professionals such as doctors, police, or crisis intervention personnel, yet it is rarely touched on during training. Over the course of their career, a doctor will hold conversations with around 200,000 patients and their relatives that invariably involve delivering good or bad news. Either way, existential questions will arise, and the way the news is delivered is vital: recent studies show that it has a significant impact on patients' quality of life and the way they experience treatment. Mixing his wide-ranging professional experience with personal stories, Sehouli describes the emotions and perspectives of those who have to give and receive bad news from a broad perspective. His book can be helpful for anyone who has to deliver bad news--managers, friends, or parents. - Cover
Notes
Originally authored in the German language by Jalid Sehouli, with the original title, Von der Kunst, schlechte Nachrichten gut zu überbringen, 2018.
ISBN
9780367356682
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Library
Victoria Library
Call Number
W62 S456 2020

Copies

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