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Gramling Study on the Impact of Optimism Featured on docwirenews.com

April 30, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur

(April 30, 2019) A new study, published in the journal Psycho-Oncology, details how a seriously ill patient’s optimism can impact a clinician’s survival prognosis in palliative care conversations.

Robert Gramling, M.D., D. Sc., UVM Associate Professor of Family Medicine

(April 30, 2019) A new study, published in the journal Psycho-Oncology and authored by Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., associate professor of family medicine and the Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine, and colleagues is featured in an article on docwirenews.com, titled "Cancer Patient Optimism Negatively Impacts Physician Judgements." The study details how a seriously ill patient’s optimism can impact a clinician’s survival prognosis in palliative care conversations.

Read the article.  

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Gramling Study on the Impact of Optimism Featured on docwirenews.com

April 30, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur

(April 30, 2019) A new study, published in the journal Psycho-Oncology, details how a seriously ill patient’s optimism can impact a clinician’s survival prognosis in palliative care conversations.

Robert Gramling, M.D., D. Sc., UVM Associate Professor of Family Medicine

(April 30, 2019) A new study, published in the journal Psycho-Oncology and authored by Robert Gramling, M.D., D.Sc., associate professor of family medicine and the Miller Chair in Palliative Medicine at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine, and colleagues is featured in an article on docwirenews.com, titled "Cancer Patient Optimism Negatively Impacts Physician Judgements." The study details how a seriously ill patient’s optimism can impact a clinician’s survival prognosis in palliative care conversations.

Read the article.