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Honesty is Best Policy in Hospital

By: CBS
By: CBS


Honesty is the best policy. You’ve heard it before. But it may be especially true when it comes to the families of sick patients.

A new study suggests doctors are sometimes reluctant to discuss a patient's uncertain prognosis with family members.

But experts say most people PREFER to receive the patient's uncertain outlook openly and candidly.


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