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Empowered Patients

Reading the Fine Print on Cancer Treatment and Side Effects

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Researchers found that nearly one-third of reports on large, randomized studies over-emphasize some benefits of therapy. In the majority of reports evaluated, the investigators found insufficient attention or discussion of treatment side effects.

How Empathy Can Help Empower Patients

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

It is with empathy that we can engage and empower our patients. With empathy and heart we can help our patients feel good, valued and respected.