Helping older kidney patients make fundamental care decisionsOctober 16, 2018
Intensive care: balancing risk and benefit to facilitate informed decisionsOctober 23, 2018
Will you know when it is your time to die? It is a question that has permeated my mind since July 14, 2017. This was the day my mother died. It was a sad day, but it pales in comparison to the months preceding it. A breast cancer that had returned aggressively, a hasty port placement to receive chemotherapy that was too late and an ICU admission that began many futile interventions that never saved her life, but prolonged my mother’s suffering.