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Influx Of Elderly Patients Forces ER To Practice Comfort Care

Influx Of Elderly Patients Forces ER To Practice Comfort Care

A man sobbed in a New York emergency room. His elderly wife, who suffered from advanced dementia, had just had a breathing tube stuck down her throat. He knew she never would have wanted that. Now he had to decide whether to reverse the life-sustaining treatment that medics had begun.
Source: NHPCO

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