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Whats essential to good end-of-life care?

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Dr. Anthony Back
Internal Medicine - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: A short list

A study of what patients want included the following: -excellent pain and symptom control -not prolonging life inappropriately -achieving a sense of control -strengthening important relationship -reducing bürden on family (including non-biological family!) i would add--a place to be, either at home or in a facility that gives the patient a sense of security and peace.

In brief: A short list

A study of what patients want included the following: -excellent pain and symptom control -not prolonging life inappropriately -achieving a sense of control -strengthening important relationship -reducing bürden on family (including non-biological family!) i would add--a place to be, either at home or in a facility that gives the patient a sense of security and peace.
Dr. Anthony Back
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Openess

Discussion with family and also with hospice services that are available.

In brief: Openess

Discussion with family and also with hospice services that are available.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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