May 22 2015
In our production of Cold Sweat, surgeon Alice Franklin addresses end of life issues, including physician assisted suicide.. Cold Sweat opens June 12th at Atwater Village Theater. Purchase your tickets here!
“He (Stanford medical ethicist David Magnus) and others say this kind of situation is a symptom of a much bigger problem: Doctors are just plain bad at communicating about death.”
“Across the board with end-of-life care clinical interactions, they’re full of misunderstandings,” he says. See NPR story here.
Hope Arnold and her husband J.D. Falk faced J.D.’s terminal stomach cancer for ten months before finding a doctor willing to use straight talk with them.
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