How Doctors Feel About the Affordable Care Act in 2015
Nearly 400 healthcare providers responded to the Affordable Care Act Survey between December 2014 and February 2015, answering questions about how their opinion on health reform has changed since it was signed into law in March 2010. View the slideshow…
Physicians frequently have to deliver bad news to patients with a poor prognosis. For example, patients with metastatic cancer or some other fatal illness may want to know how long they have to live. Although physicians are morally and ethically obligated to be completely honest with patients, physicians might be inclined to tell a “white lie” and couch a prognosis in way that engenders optimism out of sensitivity and concern for patients’ mental health.
Renal & Urology News invites its nephrologist and urologist readers to answer the following poll question: