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Patient Values May Not Always Align with Choices for End of Life Care

Patient Values May Not Always Align with Choices for End of Life Care

October 2016

Reuters reported on a recent study showing that while patients and families say they value comfort, having time with family, and death not being prolonged, these values often don’t align with the treatment they expect at the end of life. Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD, was quoted.

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