Talk First, Act Later

By Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter Source: Journal of Palliative Medicine Talk First, Act Later To cite this article: Jessica Nutik Zitter. Journal of Palliative Medicine. September 2013, 16(9): 1150-1150.https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2012.0549 Published in Volume: 16 Issue 9: September 16, 2013 Online Ahead of Print: August 15, 2013 (...) Read Full Article Here Read Full Article

2017-10-23T21:51:59+00:00September 16th, 2013|

Improving the Process of Medical Decision Making: An Example from Palliative Care

By Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter Source: Journal of Palliative Medicine I helped someone avoid a terrible death last Thursday. Don, a 31-year-old Home Depot salesman, had been suffering from cancer for eight years. Although he didn’t yet realize it, he had entered the active phase of dying when I met him on the 14th floor of Parnassus Hospital as [...]

2017-10-23T21:52:10+00:00June 28th, 2010|