Quartz Media – An Intensive Care Doctor’s Advice for Sharing News That’s Hard to Hear—But Has to Be Said

By Corinne Purtill Source: Quartz Media Jessica Zitter is a critical care physician and palliative care specialist who wants to change the way we die. The subject of Extremis, an Academy Award-nominated documentary about end-of-life decisions in the critical care unit, Zitter advocates honest discussions between doctors and patients about options beyond life-support machines that keep patients tethered to hospital beds. [...]