Breaking Bad News in the Emergency Department: How do the Patients Want it?


Guven R., Kaykisiz E. K. , Onturk H., Sasmaz M. I. , Ari A., Eyupoglu G., ...More

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.17, no.3, pp.97-102, 2018 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eajem.2018.27146
  • Journal Name: EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.97-102
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: When breaking bad news (BBN) is not managed correctly, the negative impact on patients and patient's relatives is much greater. The aim of the present study was to investigate the thoughts of the patient/patient's relatives about how BBN should be given in four hospitals located in the eastern region of Turkey.