Tag Archives: Highland Hospital

How Can Palliative Care Be Implemented in the ICU?

An interview with Jessica Nutik-Zitter, M.D. Part One

Today SevenPonds is speaking with Dr. Jessica Nutik-Zitter, M.D. Dr. Zitter is a board certified specialist in both critical care and hospice and palliative medicine and an attending physician in the intensive care unit at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Extremis” Directed by Dan Krauss

A short film about real end-of-life struggles is now available on Netflix

There is no experience on earth more disturbing than watching another human being struggling to stay alive. Yet that is the precise reality that the doctors and nurses who work in our nation’s emergency rooms encounter every day. Most often, … Continue reading

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