Thursday, November 12, 2015

All-out care at end of life takes toll in agony, expense — and it’s worse in Dallas | Dallas Morning News

"Most medical practitioners argue that surgically inserted feeding tubes for such patients are uncomfortable, alienating and fruitless, requiring restraints and prolonging the course of dying rather than giving the patient more days of a life they would want to live.

But when indecision reigns, U.S. health care has a fallback position: Do everything.

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