Published in Health Insurance Law Weekly, July 30th, 2006
"The effect of medical education is often hard to evaluate. We tried to assess whether a 2-hour, small-group discussion could alter student perspectives on truth telling," scientists in Taiwan reported.
"Currently, in Taiwan it is common practice to consult with the family of a terminally ill patient before telling the truth to the patient, which may be in conflict with patient autonomy," explained S.J. Sheu and colleagues, National Yang Ming University. "The study was based on content analysis of self-reflective written texts after a 2-hour group discussion on a clinical case...
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