Healthcare Triage: Got a Bad Diagnosis? Talk to Someone Who Has Been Through It

When someone gets a diagnosis, they should get lots of time with their doctors and nurses to talk and learn about the condition. This isn’t always possible. Sometimes, it can be useful to talk to patients who have also been through the same diagnosis. Peer health advice can provide helpful information, and important emotional support.

This episode was adapted from a column Austin and I wrote for the Upshot. Links to sources can be found there.


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