It’s never easy to tell a patient about a terminal illness, but a longtime doctor whose own diagnosis was botched says physicians must do better
In a rare but growing practice, some hospitals offer parents the choice to transport their dying children out of the intensive care unit, with life support in tow, so that they can die at home.
Kathy Brandt and Kim Acquaviva who met while working for a Florida hospice have decided to use Brandt’s illness as a way to educate people about end of life care.
Alfie Evans has been living in a coma for well over a year after being struck down with a mystery illness.
She passed away shortly after deciding to forgo further medical treatments for her failing health.
Update: Barbara Bush has passed away at her home in Houston on Tues., Apr. 17, at age 92. Barbara Bush’s
Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment, a family spokesman said Sunday.
The research was published in the March edition of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
A majority of nursing home residents are eligible for palliative care, but don’t get the kind of support needed to relieve their symptoms and improve their quality of life, according to a UC San Francisco study
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