“Am I going to die?”; an EMT answer

An emergency medical technician describes what happens when a gravely hurt patient asks him: “Am I going to die?”; is it better to say the truth or to lie?

When you know that nothing more can be done, when the patient look at you terrified in a mix of consciousness and hope, how would you react? What do you think is better to do when your patient is near to the death?

This video shows the experience of an EMT that passed from lies to truth. And you, what would you do?

Click on the above image to start the video


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