In medical emergencies, often times, there is no time to debate and time is of the essence. Provide a minimum of a two paragraph response.

In the first part of your response, either take the part of the patient or of the loved one of the patient. How does the interaction with the physician make you feel? Describe your feelings as the communication progresses.

In the second part of your response, you are the Physician. What is going through your head as you interact with the patient and her loved one? How are you feeling?

Posts should be more than 8 sentences and should Reference web sites, articles, journals, etc. (Post your source!).
Share your experiences as they relate to the topic.