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Physicians and the Other Side of the Bed

Physicians and the Other Side of the Bed

Monday, January 26, 2015
By Paul Rousseau, MD How death occurs, and how it is managed by physicians—their presence or absence, their words said and unsaid—can dramatically affect the grief and bereavement of patients and family members.1 Eight years ago, at the age of 52, my wife died of rapidly advancing scleroderma. Tags: communication, empathy, end of life
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How Approaching My Death Transformed My View of the Patient Experience

How Approaching My Death Transformed My View of the Patient Experience

Thursday, August 29, 2013
By Arden Brion My patient experience started with an explosion in my chest at 3:15 on a Thursday afternoon. I was on a business trip in Wilmington, Delaware, presenting to a group of executives when it happened. Tags: end of life, perspective
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