Go Gentle into that Good Night: The Challenges of Discussing Death and Dying

Go Gentle into that Good Night: The Challenges of Discussing Death and Dying

Discussing death and dying is a crucial component of managing life-threatening diseases. Communication at the end-of-life is essential for good patient outcomes in terms of the quality of their care and bereavement outcomes for family and carers. Advanced care planning (ACP) is an important practical component of communication that supports patient autonomy and guides appropriate medical care at the end-of-life.

Modern Medicine – Issue 3 2022