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End-of-life care: Knowing the difference between saving lives and postponing death
 

End-of-life care: Knowing the difference between saving lives and postponing death

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A physician’s moral obligation to treat blurs the line between saving lives and postponing death. Although such decisions are directed by patient autonomy, patients and their families are heavily swayed by what physicians tell them.
 
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Marinelle Castro Similarly Indians are so much connected to family members as like philippines and providing with best support at no compromise of money for the life saving of a family memb...
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Priscilla Mae Gobuyan In dealing with emotional matter should be careful by all healthcare professionals. Like cancer or other chronic diseases is one of cause to express as you said. It is...
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It is common to have conflicts between patient/family wishes and professional opinion, especially when it comes to end-of-life care issues. In my practice, it is typical of Filipino families to make impractical end-of-life care decisions because of s...
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Many of cases nowadays are very life threatening and has bad prognosis especially for cancer cases. Having the tumor metastasize into different body parts can easily fasten death into the being. Thus serious conversation between the consultant and th...
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As much as medicine revolves around preventing and treating illnesses, and sometimes defying death, death is as sure as that which is born. There are patients that are accepting towards the prospect of dying, while some raise the white flag and other...
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