WSJ-Logo wall street Preparing for a good end of life The best way to achieve a peaceful death is by planning ahead and enlisting the help of loved ones.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 11, 2019Topics: Keywords: / /
New York Times Helping patients face death, she fought to live A palliative care doctor, faced with extensive metastatic cancer, grappled with what she recommended for patients and what she wanted for herself - which was treatment and cure, at all cost.
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The New Yorker Letting go What should medicine do when it can't save you? Dr. Atul Gawande examines the way doctors try to approach death and dying - sometimes well, often inadequately.
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New York Times How long have I got left? A young neurosurgeon describes his struggle with living and dying, in the framework of incurable cancer.
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TED_light_200x200 Dying Well Is there a way to talk about death candidly, without fear ... and even with humor? How can we best prepare for it with those we love? This hour, TED speakers explore the beauty of life ... and death. When you click on the link, you can see all the little segments or listen to the whole thing. It's lovely.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 1, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
cnn What happens when a patient says, "Doc, help me die." Mercy, compassion - does this fade at the end of life? Does ending a life conflict with our values as physicians? Read for one physician's perspective.
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New York Times How Doctors Die a look at how - and why - doctors often choose differently from their patients when making decisions about their own deaths.
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Is suffering the enemy? The relief of suffering is the great goal of medicine. Sometimes physicians give up on suffering when they can't treat the underlying condition. Can we do better? Here's some thoughts on how.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 20, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
TEDx 12 truths I know for sure... a look at one woman's look back at her life at age 61
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