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Physicians Orders For Life-Sustaining Treatments

JAMA Perspective Critical Of POLST

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org  The Journal of the American Medical Association has published a perspective highly critical of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment paradigm, a medical order regarding end of life treatment for those with serious illness. Co-authored by a team of University of Pennsylvania medical researchers, the JAMA article questions the rapid nationwide expansion […]

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