We’re Bad at Death. Can We Talk?
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The question of what we should do when there’s nothing more we can do is increasingly a focus of medical and policy discussions. A new wave of research sheds light on what patients want at the end of life, and who is — or isn’t — getting it.

Amidst all the progress, there are still large disparities that remain by geography, race and type of illness. Dr. Dhruv Khullar explores why talking about death is still so hard — and why only through earlier, deeper conversations can we ensure that, in the end, what we want is what we get.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/10/upshot/were-bad-at-death-first-we-need-a-good-talk.html
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