ALL THIS IS GOOD—WE USED MANY OF THESE WHEN MY MOTHER DIED FROM M.B.C….METASTATIC BREASTCANCER.
I was recently watching The Residenton Fox and one of the depictions of the patient’s really resonated with me. As an aside, if you don’t already follow The Resident, let me suggest you try it out. Lots of really interesting behind the scenes depictions of health care! I’m sure it’s not 100% accurate; at the same time, those of us who are professional patients can use the reminder that the healthcare system is made up of people just like us.
Anyway, on the episode I was watching recently, there was a patient nearing a planned death. The patient had set the time of death and the loved ones were gathered around the bedside. A comment was made about the arrangement and the response was that the patient had one hour left to live and had said/done everything necessary to prepare for that passing. The patient was a “one hour…
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