Letters Communication in difficult situations

The importance of establishing a rapport with patients

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5745 (Published 25 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5745
  1. Stephen R Workman, internist1
  1. 1Dalhousie University, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada
  1. sworkman{at}dal.ca

This article provides an important message for all those who strive to care for patients, not just their diseases.1 No patient should die or be at serious …

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