Pining for the fjords1

@article{Hardy2016PiningFT,
  title={Pining for the fjords1},
  author={J. Hardy and C. M. Douglas},
  journal={Internal Medicine Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={46}
}
In recent years, the specialty of palliative medicine has placed a major emphasis on encouraging openness in discussions around death. The purpose is twofold: to encourage our medical colleagues to develop the communication skills necessary to support their patients in making decisions around end of life care; and to educate the broader community around the inevitability of death as a normal part of life. Without the ability to talk openly and honestly about the likelihood of death, it is not… Expand
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