Researchers aim to develop technology that alerts clinicians when their verbal and nonverbal cues affect interactions with patients.
In small anecdotal study, patients describe feeling isolated, abandoned, distrustful and self-critical.
Brain tumor patients and their families face uncertainty, a sense of feeling alone, and helplessness. To diminish that burden, the The National Brain Tumor Society recently announced a new effort to provide information, tools, and guidance.
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As more patients gain access to the results of their X-rays and other radiology studies through hospital web portals, radiologists are likely to have more direct patient contact.