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Book Review: “It’s OK to Die” by Monica Williams-Murphy and Kristian Murphy

Making difficult decisions about end of life care

“It’s OK to Die” was written by Dr. Monica Williams-Murphy, an emergency room physician, and her husband, Kristian Murphy. Dr. Williams-Murphy writes about how difficult it is to treat critically ill people who do not have advance directives. If the … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Report Says “Agressive End-of-Life Care” is in Decline

A Health Leaders Media Article explores the findings of a Dartmouth Atlas Report on downward trend of intensive end-of-life care

A recent article from Health Leaders Media discusses a Dartmouth Atlas report which finds that even though the cost of intensive hospice/hospital care is on the rise, that “aggressive end-of-life care” is in decline. And it is the rapidity of … Continue reading

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