8 Things You Should Never Say to a Patient
Nina Kim, Georgia Price | NursingLink
August 05, 2009
1. “This won’t hurt at all.”
Instead of falsely reassuring your patient, try saying something more straightforward, like “This will hurt a little, but don’t worry, I’ll try to do it as quickly as possible” or “This might be a bit uncomfortable, but it’ll be over before you know it.” Your patient will appreciate your sincerity.