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Too Old and Too Sick for Treatment?

My visceral reaction to the latest report from the Dartmouth Atlas Project, which avers that aggressive care for dying patients is often futile- is nausea. Their findings:  Even though a large percentage of  Medicare cancer patients represent  poor prognoses, health…

Categories: Aging, Health Care, Hospitals
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