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Beyond the NURSE Acronym: The Functions of Empathy in Serious Illness Conversations

  • Julie W. Childers
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    Address correspondence to: Julie W. Childers, MD, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh 200 Lothrop Street, 9W, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.
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    Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh (J.W.C., H.B. R.A.), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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  • Hailey Bulls
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    Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh (J.W.C., H.B. R.A.), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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  • Robert Arnold
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    Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh (J.W.C., H.B. R.A.), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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