[Communication Bad News by Physicians: The German Version of the MPP (Measure of Patients' Preferences) Questionnaire to the Communicative Preferences of Cancer Patients].

@article{Ernst2016CommunicationBN,
  title={[Communication Bad News by Physicians: The German Version of the MPP (Measure of Patients' Preferences) Questionnaire to the Communicative Preferences of Cancer Patients].},
  author={Jochen Ernst and Michael Friedrich and Corinne Lehmann and Sigrun Vehling and Karin Oechsle and Uwe Koch and Anja Mehnert},
  journal={Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))},
  year={2016},
  volume={78 8-09},
  pages={520-5}
}
OBJECTIVES Breaking bad news is as one of the most distressing tasks that doctors face with high demands on their communication and psychosocial skills. Patient preferences for communicating bad news influence the course of such consultations. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the psychometric characteristics of the German version of the Measure of Patients' Preferences (MPP), a questionnaire that has been validated in several international studies. METHOD Statistical analyses were… CONTINUE READING

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