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Palliative care professionals often speak of the importance of forming meaningful relationships with patients and their families. Trust and rapport, usually established over extended periods of time through face-to-face interactions, and a 'gentle honesty' regarding end-of-life and death are key aspects of developing a sense of intimacy with people who are approaching the end of their lives. A fundamental feature of this intimacy is conveying a sense of 'being with' a patient. However, thesedoi:10.3167/aia.2021.280103 fatcat:jn7bk7f54re5pgrahhkxlats7i