Doctors should tell the truth to their patients

February 12, 2017, 10:27 am

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The debate "Doctors should tell the truth to their patients" was started by Sherrie on February 12, 2017, 10:27 am. 25 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 3 people are on the disagree side. People are starting to choose their side. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

SalonY posted 3 arguments to the disagreers part.

PsychDave, kaylee, jazzyjay, shehab, jgwin10, neveralone, I_talk2_Much, Ematio, Marlize, Frank and 15 visitors agree.
SalonY and 2 visitors disagree.

the doctors words of unpleasant truth may kill the last hope of patient..

2 years, 6 months ago

they shouldnot tell directly to the patients insted they should say to their attendant...

2 years, 6 months ago

No,they shouldnot....

2 years, 6 months ago

Maybe the created of this debate wanted to address certain situations when the patient was not informed about how big the disease or problem was.
Like in our case when my grandfather was diagnosed with cancer than the doctor informed about it first to my father because my grandfather could have become very sad or emotional about the situation and would also had lowered down his morale as his cancer was at last stage so rather the doctor wanted us to handle the delicacy of situation and wanted a right time to acknowledge the situation to my grandfather.

2 years, 11 months ago

they can make mistakes but that ain't lieing

2 years, 11 months ago

when don't they?

2 years, 11 months ago
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