Palliative Care

Top of the page Palliative Care Topic Overview What is palliative care? It is hard to live with a serious illness. You may feel lonely, angry, scared, or sad. You may feel that your treatment is doing more harm than good. You may have pain or other disturbing...

Physician-Assisted Death

Top of the page Physician-Assisted Death Topic Overview Physician-assisted death refers to a practice by which physicians provide the means for a person to voluntarily cause his or her own death. This is usually done by prescribing lethal doses of medicine. Although...

Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis?

Top of the pageDecision Point Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis? You may want to have a say in this decision, or you may simply want to follow your doctor’s recommendation. Either way, this information will help you understand what your...

Pain Control at the End of Life

Top of the page Pain Control at the End of Life Topic Overview Pain and other symptoms related to your life-limiting illness almost always can be managed effectively. Talk to your doctor and family about the symptoms you are experiencing. Your family is an important...
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