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Gazzetta Medica Italiana - Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2021 September;180(9):474-7

DOI: 10.23736/S0393-3660.20.04335-1

Copyright © 2020 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Ethical considerations associated with breaking bad news in early pregnancy units in UK

Ramona PETRITA

Biometrics, MDX Research LLC, Timisoara, Romania



Most often, healthcare professionals deal with the diagnosis of miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. Managing difficult consultations involve additional skills from health workers. Different ethical considerations associated with breaking bad news contribute to a better support of the patient’s emotional responses, better patient communication and better patient care.


KEY WORDS: Ethics; Abortion, spontaneous; Beneficence

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