Tag Archives: emotional responses

Mismatches in Supportive Care

Communication is difficult during the best of encounters we humans have with each other. It is exponentially more difficult when we are under stress or in crisis. In supportive care, this is seen by two commonly encountered mismatches, namely the difference between what patients want and what their doctors think they want, and also the […]



Advance Care Planning: A Gift

There have been several national news pieces recently dealing with advance care planning, and how it can be beneficial to patients, family members, and the health care system. This one I found particularly engaging, and share it here for your information. It is about eight minutes long, but well worth the time to view. In […]