Medical Futility and End-Of-Life Care (Original Articles)

Medical Futility and End-Of-Life Care (Original Articles)

Acceptance of the concept of medical futility facilitates a paradigm shift from curative to palliative medicine, accommodating a more humane approach and avoiding unnecessary suffering in the course of the dying process. This should not be looked upon as abandoning the patient but rather as providing the patient and family with an opportunity to come […]