Chen: Doctors need to know what patients want to know

05/7/2013 | National Public Radio

Dr. Pauline Chen said she sometimes finds it difficult to know if she has done the right thing by being forthcoming with patients and families about a poor prognosis or terminal illness. Chen, author of "Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality," says it is important for physicians and patients to talk before a medical crisis occurs about what the patient wants to be told.

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