Author | Gary R. Shapiro, MD


Beyond Futility: Good Shared End-of-Life Decision-Making Takes Ongoing Discussions, Realistic Goals

July 01, 2008

BySydney M. Dy, MD, MSC|Gary R. Shapiro, MD

Decision-making at the end of life is difficult, and it should be. Rather than face these time consuming and emotionally demanding discussions, doctors too often look to unsuitable conceptual models.