Removing Obstacles to a Peaceful Death

Removing Obstacles to a Peaceful Death

Elder Law Journal:  We all will die, but the American health care system often impedes a peaceful death. Instead of a quiet death at home surrounded by loved ones, many of us suffer through overutilization of sometimes-toxic therapeutic interventions long past the time when those interventions do more good than harm. This article proposes revisions to health professional training and payment policy to eliminate as much as possible physical and existential suffering while progressing through the terminal phase of illness.”

By | 2018-02-27T09:21:08+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

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