Many doctors are continuing to provide end-of-life patients with needless treatments that only worsen the quality of their last days, new research shows. Our review published in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care found that on average, one-third of patients near the end of their life received non-beneficial treatments in hospitals around the ...
Doctors still provide too many dying patients with needless treatment
By Magnolia Cardona-Morrell and Kenneth Hillman
28 Jun 2016