Author: Emma Forman

Tips for Preparing to Disclose a Medical Error or Adverse Medical Event

Speaking with patients or their families after a medical error or an adverse medical event is one of the most difficult conversations a clinician can have. Rather than taking a deep breath and walking into this stressful event unprepared, being

Posted in Disclosure and Apology

“Doctor, the Family is Here”: The Challenges of Communicating Difficult News in the Emergency Department

By Gabriela Toutin Dias, MSc This was his first shift as an attending. Fresh out of emergency medicine training, he felt an overall sense of relief and satisfaction; it had been a good shift. As night fell, his thoughts increasingly

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