June 17 2011
Here in the US, efforts to reform end-of-life care quickly lead to concerns about “pulling the plug on grandma.” Dying is inevitable. Doctors are not divine; we cannot cure everyone. But the US healthcare system – which emphasises heroic interventions using advanced technologies – sometimes leads physicians to believe that death is a failure.
Read the full article in Financial Times
Thanks to The Family Plot Blog for altering us to this article.