Communication and awareness about dying in the 1990s.

@article{Field1999CommunicationAA,
  title={Communication and awareness about dying in the 1990s.},
  author={David Field and G Copp},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={459-68}
}
Since the 1960s communication and awareness about dying in modern western societies have been topics for debate, with a considerable amount of literature on the need for open communication and the strategies which can be used by health professionals to improve their communication with patients facing a terminal prognosis. Despite the difficulties of comparing studies using different methodologies and the additional problems of ascertaining patients' knowledge and awareness about their impending… CONTINUE READING

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