YouTube “Last Day” - Chapter 21 - Charlotte’s Web - As Read by E.B. White Many of us first confronted death when reading books in our childhood, including E.B. White’s classic, Charlotte’s Web. Those of you who are parents have or will soon have the opportunity to re-read this with their children, something that will vividly demonstrate how one's individual context can change over time. Here, for your contemplation of your reaction then and now, is chapter 21 – Last Day, read in the author’s voice.
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The New Yorker Letting Go by Atul Gawande, M.D. What should healthcare do when it can’t save your life?
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NPR Hospitals and Families Still Struggle to Define Death by Maanvi Singh Death seems to be one of life’s few certainties...or is it? In this narrative, Maanvi Singh tells the story of the conflict surrounding a 13-year old girl and a 33 year old woman, both kept on life support while legally dead.
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Kevin MD Reflecting on DNR/DNI After Being a Code Team Leader by Robert Glass, MD Dr. Pho’ s reflection on talking to patients about DNR/DNI, his reactions to the passing of his patients and the means by which his patients die.
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Journal of General Internal Medicine Dying for the First Time by Jesse Kane, MS III Sackler SOM A medical student’s reflection on the first patient he watched die - a story of observing a Code run in the hospital. Brief and poignant.
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