Dr. Dustin Ballard: What 'palliative ...

Dr. Dustin Ballard: What 'palliative care' really means

There are 2 comments on the Marin Independent Journal story from Nov 7, 2010, titled Dr. Dustin Ballard: What 'palliative care' really means. In it, Marin Independent Journal reports that:

WHAT DOES THE TERM "palliative care" mean to you? Do you think about metastatic cancer, depression and death panels? About funerals and estate planning? Most likely, you don't think about palliative care at all, or would very much prefer not to.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Marin Independent Journal.

John

Walnut Creek, CA

#1 Nov 7, 2010
It is worth noting that Dr. Ballard works for one of the worst healthcare organizations in the USA.
I can read

San Rafael, CA

#2 Nov 8, 2010
By what criteria is Kaiser the "worst in the world"?

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Palliative Care Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Milton hospice group seeking new members:Commun... Tue local GTA hosps i... 1
News Letters: When Doctors Help End Lives Aug '17 Freedomofexpression 6
please help--advice needed (Feb '17) Feb '17 tommthumb 1
News Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health... (Feb '17) Feb '17 Quirky 22
News Patients are evaluated for assisted suicide the... (Jan '17) Jan '17 HumanSpirit 1
News New team players: Palliative care specialists f... (Jan '17) Jan '17 Death 3
News Bedside comfort and joy: Staff at Baptist, OCH ... (Dec '16) Dec '16 Enough 1
More from around the web