Extreme Measures – Death: the podcast – It’s New Orleans
In her book Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life, Dr. Jessica Zitter sheds light on how both patients and their doctors face medical decisions before death is imminent.
For patients and loved ones, speaking up and asking questions about medical procedures can make the difference between feeling scared and feeling empowered.
For physicians, talking directly to a patient about death is a skill as important as any surgical technique. Yet most doctors have no formal training in how to do it.
Join Arian to find out more about one woman’s quest to transform the field of palliative medicine, one conversation at a time.