Painful new choices in end-of-life care

N GEORGE’S EIGHTH DAY ALONE IN THE ICU, HIS DOCTORS told him he had months to live. With his family listening by phone, the doctors offered two options: he could continue to receive intensive hospital care, with a small chance of getting home before his next medical crisis. Or he could go home with hospice, focusing on comfort and the people

Anda sedang membaca pratinjau, daftarlah untuk membaca selengkapnya.

Lainnya dari TIME

TIME2 mnt membacaSociety
A COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise In Early Study
IN MARCH, THE BIOTECH COMPANY Moderna became one of the first to begin testing an experimental COVID-19 vaccine in healthy human volunteers. Now, the company has reported positive results from a small Phase 1 study: Moderna said on May 18 that there
TIME1 mnt membaca
For The Record
Approximate expected attendance at the 2020 Republican National Convention, set to be held in late August in Charlotte, N.C., according to a May 16 press release; Democrats have been weighing options for a possible virtual convention Number of ancien
TIME10 mnt membaca
Most Likely To…
Dhruv, 17, lives in Allentown, Pa., and plans to attend the University of Virginia this fall WE WERE ON SPRING BREAK when the corona hype hit the U.S. At first we were like, “Oh, this is cool, we get another couple days.” But those days turned into m