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Better Ways to Break Bad News

Telling a client their beloved pet needs to be put to sleep is one of the most challenging and stressful parts of the job. But Christine Magrath says there are ways to make it easier all round. 

How often do you find yourself thinking about a consultation that could have gone better? Often the hours spent stressing and mulling over it can be disproportionate to the situation. The good news is research has demonstrated there are specific skills that can support us in handling challenging consultations and...

Continue reading the full article for FREE on the VetRecord website.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/vr.l1757

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets.


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