Tips to improve your communication with patients
“We experienced an iatrogenic event that produced an untoward sequela, and while it is now quiescent, it may still recrudesce.”
No one likes to be given bad news, especially of disease. But first, you have to understand what it means. When it comes to communication of medical information, the way the message is delivered is often just as important as the information itself. Indeed, good communication is the backbone of every patient-provider relationship.