5/9/2012

Physicians, patient advocates and everyone else involved with terminally ill patients must communicate to effectively deal with the emotional and complex issues involved in end-of-life care, according to Howard Gleckman, author of "Caring for Our Parents." He says that was the consensus at a forum on care transitions. Physicians can bring in palliative care teams for difficult discussions, he says, adding that it helps when families discuss differences of opinion about care decisions.

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