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Rounds in the General Hospital

Compassionate Care of the Terminally Ill

Jeff C. Huffman, MD; Theodore A. Stern, MD

Published: June 1, 2003

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How can you be most helpful to a person in need when hope appears lost? What is the best way to deliver news of a terminal diagnosis? Should you asses asomeone for depression when he or she is terminally ill?

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