“PENS” approach for breaking bad news—a short and sweet way!

Mailankody, Sharada and Rao, Seema Rajesh (2021) “PENS” approach for breaking bad news—a short and sweet way! Supportive Care in Cancer, 29. pp. 1157-1159. ISSN 0941-4355

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Abstract

India has a distinct pattern of cancer care delivery, with unique sociocultural milieu and patient characteristics. In the current era of patient-centered and personalized care, there is an unmet need for an abbreviated protocol for breaking bad news to cancer patients suitable for the Indian outpatient setting. We propose a short four-step protocol for breaking bad news effectively and caringly, in the outpatient department of oncology clinics

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Breaking bad news; Communication; Indian perspective; Abbreviated protocol; Outpatient session
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medical Oncology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2021 06:00
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2021 06:00
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/156823

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