Why is it that when a patient dies, loved ones may never hear from the doctor or other members of the medical team? Even when the patient is under treatment and has a close bond with the team. It happened to this Maine woman and it made her so angry she decided to share her story.
When you have a terminal illness, it can feel as if your life is out of control. Pamela Tapley discovered that with palliative care it’s possible to regain some of that control.
People are starting to see that they have options and that they can make good choices at the end of life. They’re looking at how to spend their last days.
Why palliative care is so important, not only for a seriously ill patient but for the entire family. A conversation with palliative care specialist Dr. Diane Meier.