Monday, July 22, 2013
How Doctors Die (A Must read from the Health Care Blog)
"How Doctors Die," an outstanding essay from The Health Care Blog, looks at how physicians often choose to die, even when they have virtually carte blanche in terms of what they could ask for and receive. An exploration of a common problem. Do I want more care and effort to keep me alive no matter what or do I have limits? What is the effect of trying everything versus trying very little, or focusing on comfort instead of cure?
Written by Ken Murray, MD at USC, its a well written, thoughtful discussion of a controversial and very personal issue.
Click here to read the entire article....