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BJ Miller suggests that including life's simple pleasures alongside symptom management is urgently needed in palliative care
In his 2015 Ted Talk, palliative physician BJ Miller asserts that life’s simple pleasures are more powerfully healing on an emotional and psychological level than symptom management as people navigate their final days. He recounts an incident in his early twenties … Continue reading
The continuation of our conversation on palliative care in the hospital and end-of-life planning
Liz: As a nurse, what kind of special perspective do you have on end-of-life in the hospital? Marilyn: Once you’re in the hospital, the nurse is going to become your best friend. Because we are so much more intimately involved … Continue reading
An RN's perspective on end-of-life in the hospital: what changes need to be made?
Marilyn Reiss-Carradero, RN, BSN, CCRN, works at Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center in San Jose, CA, and advocates for change in palliative care and end-of-life practice. Here, she reflects on the day-to-day experiences in the hospital, the lack of … Continue reading