Covid-19 Series, Entry #13

Hi Rose, my name is Dr. Bartlett. I'm going to be one of your doctors today. I heard that you had a rough night last night, so we're going to work on your medications to make sure you're staying more comfortable. You are too tired to open your eyes or talk to me right now … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #13

How to prolong death and maximize suffering

I'm super excited that this essay was just published on KevinMD.com. Not quite NEJM or JAMA, but I'll take it! Due to word count restrictions on KevinMD, I had to modify the original version quite a bit. Here is the link to the KevinMD post with my unabridged essay below. Enjoy! https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2019/06/how-to-have-an-exciting-death-5-tips-from-a-palliative-care-physician.html https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2019/06/how-to-have-an-exciting-death-5-tips-from-a-palliative-care-physician.html We’re all … Continue reading How to prolong death and maximize suffering