National Healthcare Decisions Day
April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day.
Medical Futility: Wrong Medicine?
Lawrence Schneiderman, professor emeritus at the University of California at San Diego and co-author of a new book, Wrong Medicine – Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment, discusses new approaches to the concept of medical futility.
To Feed or Not to Feed?
That’s the question facing medical professionals and families about the use of artificial nutrition and hydration.
Grace Before Dying
“Grace Before Dying” is a traveling exhibit portraying a hospice program run by prisoners in Louisiana.
Have You Had the Talk
Naming an agent is an important decision.
Having “The Talk”- National Healthcare Decisions Day
Do you have an advance directive?
Hope in Pediatric Palliative Care
Chris Feudtner, MD, of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, explains the concept of thinking and feeling your way through pediatric palliative care.
Introducing The Conversation Project
The Conversation Project helps people talk about their end of life wishes.