Okay, this isn’t the happiest subject to post on a beautiful Friday morning before a weekend, but the topic is important and it’s part of my job to know this stuff. Warning: it’s about end of life treatment for patients with terminal cancer.
Oncology and Hospice nurses, please read this article in today’s Health section of the New York Times. Whether to turn off pacemakers in the face of terminal illness is a consideration in end of life discussions with patients and their families. Read the article:
Have any reader’s had experiences related to this?