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Monday, May 23, 2016

End of Life Care

Posted on November 11, 2015 - By Christina Shenvi

"What does Dr. Tintinlli do when she has a dying patient and a family who needs help to make decisions and understand the options? – She gets involved. She calls the PCP. She gets palliative care on the line. She advocates for the patient to help make sure their wishes are understood and honored. There comes a time when you go from prolonging life to prolonging death. Knowing when that point is can be hard. Listen to hear her thoughts in this post from 10/2015..."