“Honest and open conversations with the dying should be as much a part of modern medicine as prescribing drugs or fixing broken bones. A better death means a better life, right until the end.”
An article published in The Economist on 29 April, 2017, titled “How to have a better death” explores how death and the dying process have changed over the course of the century. Chronic illnesses, followed by long confinement in the Intensive Care unit, have become common. Some even undergo surgery in the last month of their life.
“To give people the death they say they want, medicine should take some simple steps.” Read the complete article: How to have a better death