It’s not news that end of life care is broken. A recap from current discussions; Zeke Emmanuel (yes the brother of Rahm, formerly seen around the White House and presently holding offices in Chicago), and others.
Every now and then, it is instructive to see what physicians choose for themselves, in end of life health care. See http://www.radiolab.org/story/262588-bitter-end/, and their obvious rejection of continued treatment in situations where the benefits are hard to identify, other than keeping the body alive.
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Source: Community Voices in Medical Ethics.
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