Friday, March 30, 2012

Palliative Care = Murder?

Among Doctors, Fierce Reluctance to Let Go

Paula Span
New York Times
March 29, 2012

Even when the system works as it’s supposed to, and palliative care specialists arrive like the cavalry to provide comfort care, to stop fruitless and painful interventions and to support what patients want, their own colleagues may brand them murderers.



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