The JAMA Network – Extremis A Documentary Look at End-of-Life Decisions in the ICU

By Mara Buchbinder Source: The JAMA Network Beep. Beep. Beep.  The scene opens with the rhythmic pulse of medical equipment. A physician gently rubs the hand of an intubated patient as she attempts to communicate with her. “How are you doing?” she asks, before immediately adding, “Oh, that’s a stupid question. I don’t think you’re doing very well [...]