End-Of-Life Care at Home Can Improve Quality of Life for Patients and Families

It's one of the most difficult conversations a doctor can have with a patient -- deciding how and where the terminally ill should best spend their final days. "Physicians for a long time have believed these conversations would harm patients and they are difficult and upsetting," Dr. Alexi Wright, an oncologist at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute said. "Without any evidence that they improved care, I don't think there was a real push to have these conversations." Wright, who has studied...Full Story
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