Fritz Eduardo Gempeler

Lilian Torregrosa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5392-7083

Jose Miguel Silva https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5749-6340


La idea que la comunicación de un médico hacía referencia a sus “buenas maneras” o su habilidad para llevar a cabo una historia clínica, ha dado paso a una reconceptualización de esta competencia, como una habilidad clínica fundamental que se puede desarrollar y medir. La habilidad para comunicar malas noticias a pacientes y familiares no se considera hoy una competencia opcional, por el contrario, subestimar su importancia ha contribuido a la percepción creciente en los últimos años, de una medicina deshumanizada. Con el fin de apoyar a médicos, estudiantes y otros profesionales de la salud que manifiestan su inseguridad y angustia al momento de afrontar estas situaciones, se han desarrollado varias estrategias educativas y protocolos que permiten consolidar la competencia del médico en este arte. 



Etica Médica, Bioetica, Relación Medico-Paciente, Profesionalismo, Humanismo

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Cómo citar
Gempeler, F., Torregrosa, L., & Silva, J. (2019). Conversaciones difíciles en medicina: el profesionalismo y humanismo en el arte de comunicar malas noticias. Universitas Médica, 61(1). https://doi.org/10.11144/Javeriana.umed61-1.conv
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