Listen-empathise-pause is a formula for success when talking to patients and their families, new research suggests. While physicians often show empathy in discussion with patients, it may be hidden or negated by medical-speak, an analysis of case conferences from a US paediatric intensive care unit has revealed. The research looked at 68 case conferences involving 30 ...
Don’t hide your empathy behind medico-speak, doctors urged
By Tessa Hoffman
11 Jul 2018