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Reflections Of Med Students Upon First Patient Deaths Prove Valuable To Experienced Clinicians

Medical students caring for the terminally ill must learn to be both sensitive and resilient to cope with workplace stress and provide comfort to patients and their families, said a bioethicist to a crowd this week at the University of Chicago’s MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. “Being present to patients and families is a […]

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End Of Life Care For Children Is Different

End of life care for terminally ill children differs significantly from therapies designed for adults nearing death, said a palliative care physician and bioethicist this week at the University of Chicago’s MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. Each year in the U.S., thousands of seriously ill children continue with curative therapies while enrolled in hospice or palliative medicine programs, even when cure is […]

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