DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS WORKBOOK:
Finding A Path Through Illness


There’s no right or wrong way to cope with a treatable but incurable illness. But clear communication about needs and concerns is critical to helping you, the patient, secure both appropriate medical care and emotional support. The Difficult Conversations Workbook uses video of fellow patients’ reflections as a framework for guided writing exercises designed to help you identify and communicate your hopes and goals for treatment and beyond.
A MEDICAL HUMANIST'S NOTES
To Record or Not to Record, That Is the Question
May 19, 2015 at 5:47 pm · Filed under communication, healthcare professionals, Patients
A journalist who had unearthed one of my blogs written three years ago recently contacted me. ...
New Cancer Therapies: Expectations and Shared Responsibilities
April 30, 2015 at 6:23 pm · Filed under communication
Today, cancer is not a death sentence... ...
It’s Treatable But Not Curable – REVISITED
March 25, 2015 at 3:35 pm · Filed under communication
I was thinking about the subject of my next blog when I was alerted that a new comment was awaiting approval. ...
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