Continuing Medical Education

Basic counselling skills

Tracey Brand


George Bernard Shaw stated, ‘The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place’. In the medical world, and especially one that involves children, this is unfortunately a reality.


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

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South African Medical Journal 2014;104(7):511. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8434

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Date submitted: 2014-05-08
Date published: 2014-06-12

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