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Sept. 27, 2015 – What we can Learn from How Doctors Die

Our distinguished speaker was Dr. Ken Murray, author of the seminal paper, How Doctors Die. He is a retired family practitioner in Los Angeles. There were two excellent discussants: local, practitioning doctors who have registered their support for aid in dying: Dr. Jeoff Gordon and Dr. Lynette Cederquist.

Q&A discussion includes:

  • Difference between Advance Directive and POLST – ( Physician Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment Paradigm®)
  • DNR – Do Not Resuscitate
  • Difference between hospice and palliative care

View Dr. Ken Murray’s article, “Doctors Really Do Die Differently.