Treatment of Terminal Ill Patients. By: Victoira Graham. Doctors today. In more recent years Doctors compassion and good will seems to have been replaced by fast and rudely abrupt visits.
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By: Victoira Graham
188 doctors, attending physicians ,and interns who cared for 68 patients who died in the hospital in the UK.
Many doctors 103 or 55% reported that the patient's death disturbed them very little.
58 or 31% doctors rated the death as having strong emotional impact.
And 43 or 23% reported that the patient's death was very disturbing to them.
On average, doctors reported experiencing two symptoms of grief after the death.
88 or 47% “feeling upset when thinking about the patient”
And45 or 24% feeling “numb”
Conducted by Marttila Strategies and Braun Research from September 23-October 10
The Schwartz Center survey