Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Fallacy of “Giving Up”


Doctors are trained to resist and “fight” the end of life process, leading a patient into “battle” with disease. Although we know that the battle with death can’t be won, it is important for patients to consider the basics of what is important to them in life, so that their families and medical teams can make sure they get the care that aligns with their goals and values. Read the full article.