CBS The Doctors – Are You Ready For End-of-Life Decisions?

2018-01-02T18:44:35+00:00 July 21st, 2017|

By The Doctors, Season 10

Source: The Doctors

The end of life is inevitable – and when the time comes, surveys suggest that 80 percent of Americans would prefer to die at home. In spite of this, “60 percent end up dying in a hospital,” says ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork. The Netflix documentary “Extremis” looks at the reality of dying in America.

Filmmaker Dan Krauss and Palliative Care Specialist Dr. Jessica Zitter join The Doctors to discuss the film and the hard choices dying patients and their families face. “We are so uncomfortable talking about end-of-life care in this country,” Dr. Stork says. (…) Read Full Article Here