Friday, November 16, 2012

Late End of Life Talk Equal Aggressive Treatment?

Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter
US News and World Report
November 13, 2012

The findings show the importance of talking about a patient's wishes as soon as possible, said study author Dr. Jennifer Mack, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. "By having these discussions earlier, patients can understand what's ahead and make decisions about what's good for them."

Link: Having "The Talk" - National Healthcare Decisions Day, Ann Allegre, MD, Sandy Silva, and Gina Johnson.



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