Our unrealistic views of death, through a doctor’s eyes

“With unrealistic expectations of our ability to prolong life, with death as an unfamiliar and unnatural event, and without a realistic, tactile sense of how much a worn-out elderly patient is suffering, it’s easy for patients and families to keep insisting on more tests, more medications, more procedures.” More.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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