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Book Review: “This Thing Called Grief: New Understandings of Loss” by Thomas M. Ellis:The short book provides insightful ways to deal with loss and grief
Song About Loss: “Ue o Muite Arukō (Sukiyaki)” by Kyu Sakamoto:An emotional Japanese tune contains hidden layers of meaning
“The Rock” Pays an Ailing Woman a Visit via Instagram:Dwayne Johnson sends a special message and a kiss to a woman with terminal cancer
Tag Archives: Do not resuscitate
Doctors warn patients that cherry-picking options might cause harm
More patients are taking control of their healthcare wishes than ever before, using advance directives to customize their end of life experiences. While this freedom of choice has given patients more power, doctors warn that some personalized options could do … Continue reading
Doctors say patients need more information before writing their Advance Care Directive
A recent article from Reuters, based upon doctors writing in the JAMA Internal Medicine, suggests that patients need to be better informed about the implications of their Advance Care Directive before putting that document into effect. Advance Care Directives allow … Continue reading
POLST puts end-of-life healthcare directive decisions back in the patient's hands.
We’ve often visited on this blog the importance of Advanced Care Directives to ensure that patients are fully educated and empowered to make end-of-life healthcare decisions. Throughout the years, as the implications of orders like “Do Not Resuscitate” have confused … Continue reading
New developments and new ways of looking at death are changing the way we make end-of-life decisions
Healthcare decisions can be a major cause of stress for end-of-life patients and loved ones, particularly when they don’t fully understand their options or their rights. When patients don’t know their options, it is impossible to clearly convey their wishes … Continue reading