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What matters in the end

“I learnt about a lot of things in medical school, but mortality wasn’t one of them. Although I was given a dry, leathery corpse to dissect in my first term, that was solely a way to learn about human anatomy. … Continue reading

We are simply too busy to die

James C. Salwitz, MD | Physician | May 13, 2013 The unexamined life is not worth living. –Plato There are obstacles to dignity at the end of life.  Disease inflicted pain and debilitation, cost and confusion, poor planning and fear, … Continue reading