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Doctors: Coping with patient death
 

Doctors: Coping with patient death

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While medical science has seen rapid advancement, the art of dealing with death has not. This is understandable, as death is an uncomfortable topic for people to discuss. But considering the nature of the medical profession, NOT discussing death is clearly not the way to go.
 
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28 Dec 2016 - General
 
When medical students first do their hospital postings, they are shocked by the number of deaths they see and sometimes are unable to cope with it. Thus, mentors play a large role in counselling them and ensuring that they have a healthy mental well-...
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Even if the medical science may reach the skies in terms of developments and advancements, still patient's death can be terrifying experience for a doctor. Thankfully, dentists don't have to deal with such emergencies to such a great extent, ...
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I guess death is really a taboo for each and everyone, any race, age and culture. Nobody wants to talk about death especially with your family members. It is very hard for doctors to talk and appraise the folks and relatives of the patient who is abo...
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Every year, Singapore sees 19,000 deaths. While medical science has seen rapid advancement, the art of dealing with death has not. This is understandable, as death is an uncomfortable topic for people to discuss. Doctors do not like to talk to patien...
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