August 6, 2019
The decision seemed straightforward. Bob McHenry’s heart was failing, and doctors recommended two high-risk surgeries to restore blood flow. Without the procedures, McHenry, 82, would die.
July 29, 2019
Most Americans die in hospitals, but acute care settings are by default focused on saving lives and therefore struggle to deal with death as something other […]
July 29, 2019
Despite their high health literacy, Canadian physicians were just as likely as others in the general population to receive aggressive care as they neared death, researchers […]
July 29, 2019
Cari Borenko Hoffmann is a Canadian leader in advance care planning (ACP). A major grant is supporting her thesis work exploring health-care providers’ understanding of the […]