What a Natural Death Now Looks Like

N Gray. Ann Intern Med. 2016;165(3):W5. doi:10.7326/G16-0002

From Annals of Intern Med Twitter Feed:

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My take: Heroic (and often futile) medical therapy is NOT limited to the elderly. Physicians are much more likely to choose a no code status if faced with a terminal illness. See related post:

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