Archive : February, 2012

Who’s not telling you the whole truth?

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

A new survey about doctors reveals that many doctors feel it is all right to not tell the whole truth.  A full third of doctors admit to omitting details about a patients prognosis to avoid giving bad news. That may sound harmless but it erodes the essential bond of honesty securing the relationship between patient and doctor. Check out the survey.

-Rafael C. Cabrera, MD, FACS