Tag : communication

ABSTRACT: Communication Challenges for Chronic Metastatic Cancer in an Era of Novel Therapeutics

Advances in the production of novel therapies for cancer management are creating new challenges for the support of increasing numbers of persons surviving for extended periods with advanced disease. Despite incurable and life-limiting metastatic conditions, these patients are living longer with serious disease, pushing the boundaries of what science explains

ABSTRACT: I’m Clear, You’re Clear, We’re All Clear: Improving Consultation Communication Skills in Undergraduate Medical Education.

Abstract Requesting and providing consultations are daily occurrences in most teaching hospitals. With increased attention on transitions of care in light of the recent scrutiny of duty hours, consultations and other interphysician interactions, such as handoffs, are becoming increasingly important. As modern medicine increases in complexity, the skill of communicating with