Source: International Journal for Quality in Health Care Volume 22 Issue 5 p371-9
Date of publication: October 2010
Publication type: Review
In a nutshell: When adverse events occur one of the most challenging and difficult issues are communicating these to patients and families. This review looks at this area, and the gap between ideal disclosure and the reality. Perspectives of care team and patients are included along with suggestions on how to improve communication.
Length of publication: 9 pages
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