Imagine that you are working in a setting (i., hospital lab) where you come in contact with a patient, for whom you have analyzed blood or other…

  • Imagine that you are working in a setting (i.e., hospital lab) where you come in contact with a patient, for whom you have analyzed blood or other human specimen samples. In this scenario, you must communicate negative information about test results to this patient and have no idea of their faith or worldview. You also don’t want to impose your own faith as you deliver the bad news.
  • From an ethical and faith-based perspective, how would you break this very somber, life-changing message to your patient?