Continuing Medical Education

Talking to children: What to do and what not to do

Tracey Brand

Abstract


Talking to children can be very daunting. Talking to a sick child can be even more daunting. How can we ensure that our message comes across in a way that is suitable and will not cause more harm than good?

 

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Tracey Brand, Umduduzi Hospice Care for Children, Durban, South Africa

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Keywords

Communication

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2014;104(7):510. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8429

Article History

Date submitted: 2014-05-07
Date published: 2014-06-12

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