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How Doctors Die

How Doctors Die

Jan 25, 2014-- What does it mean to provide true healthcare? Do we look to doctors to cure and save us, or to help improve our quality of life? Already under immense pressure, today's doctors face a stark paradox: providing more care often means a larger paycheck and less risk of litigation, but doesn't always correspond with a patient's wishes or a doctor's better judgment. Speaking from his own experience, Ken Murray, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of San Francisco, offers his thoughts on why many doctors elect to avoid life-saving treatment for themselves in favor of spending their final days and weeks with family and friends. (100781 reads)


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