Myth busted: doctors don’t choose less aggressive end-of-life care for themselves

The widely-accepted idea that doctors are more likely to choose to die at home or with fewer interventions than other people at the end of their lives has been dispelled. A Canadian study, comparing end-of-life pathways between 2,507 physicians and 7,513 non-physicians in Ontario between 2004 and 2015, found the groups were more alike than ...

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