Table 1

Literature search

Electronic databases searched :

Medline 1966 to 2004

CINAHL 1982 to 2004

Web of Science 1970 to 2004

PsycInfo 1960 to 2004

Search terms used in all databases:

Diagnos* AND

Disclos* OR tell* OR told OR shared OR sharing OR inform* (NOT information) OR communicat* (NOT communication) OR bad news

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