Words have a power that is deeper and stranger than their accepted definitions. When the end of life is inevitable and patients or their families consent, we may withdraw aggressive therapies or medications, or stop interventions, but we should never withdraw care.

April 2, 2019
Words have a power that is deeper and stranger than their accepted definitions. When the end of life is inevitable and patients or their families consent, […]
March 25, 2019
On the last day of the 2019 National Comprehensive Cancer Network Annual Conference, a thoracic oncologist and palliative care physician shared strategies and specific phrases for […]
March 25, 2019
In their latest op. ed. George Heckman and Paul Hébert state that, “Because we do not have crucial discussions, as many as 30 percent of [older adults […]
March 25, 2019
This study aims to get insights into specific requirements and conditions for communication about the end of life in various end-of-life care settings.