Talking It Out: Helping Our Patients Live Better While Dying

@article{Zeytinoglu2011TalkingIO,
  title={Talking It Out: Helping Our Patients Live Better While Dying},
  author={Meltem Zeytinoglu},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={154},
  pages={830 - 832}
}
Although dying is an inevitable part of the life cycle, there has been extensive political debate over end-of-life care. Participating in end-of-life care conversations can be emotionally challenging for everyone involved. Messages about serious or terminal illnesses can be very hard for patients and their families to hear, and physicians frequently struggle with the burden of delivering these messages. Still, evidence shows that conversations about end-of-life care options between physicians… 

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