The family conference in palliative medicine: a practical approach.

@article{Powazki2014TheFC,
  title={The family conference in palliative medicine: a practical approach.},
  author={Ruth D Powazki and Declan Walsh},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2014},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={678-84}
}
A family conference (FC) is an opportunity for the family and their physician to share their knowledge and concerns about the physical and psychosocial dimensions of care. Appropriate communication principles and practice are both important for an effective FC. The FCs guided by common sense principles and sound clinical practice (good structure, content… CONTINUE READING