Extreme Measures

Extreme Measures

Finding A Better Path to the End of Life

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In medical school, no one teaches you how to let a patient die. Currently, the old and the ill are intubated, catheterised, and even shelved away in care facilities to live out their final days alone, confused, and sometimes in pain. In her work, Zitter has learned to understand that what patients fear more than death itself is the prospect of dying alone. Filled with the kinds of rich patient stories that make the most compelling medical narratives, Extreme Measures thoughtfully and compassionately examines an experience that defines being human.
Publisher: New York : Avery, 2017.
ISBN: 9781101982556
Branch Call Number: 616.029 Zit
Characteristics: xiv, 388 pages ; 24 cm

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