Issues with dying patients.

  • P. Valent
  • Published 1978 in The Medical journal of Australia

Abstract

Doctors have the privilege of looking after patients from the moment of birth to the moment of death. Yet, the holistic approach to patients is interfered with by the doctor's role as a warrior against death, where death's everpresent claim on our lives, and its final victory, are ignored. This paper attempts to explore why doctors are in their current… (More)

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