Medscape – How One Intensivist (Unwittingly) Learned About Palliative Care

by Stephanie Cajigal Source: Medscape   Intensivist Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD, MPH, had spent two decades focused on keeping patients alive in the intensive care unit (ICU). But it wasn't until a nurse shamed her for placing a dialysis catheter in a dying patient that she began to think about how to improve the quality of life for patients [...]