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Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific

October 15th 2014:At the Intersection of Quantity and Quality: End of Life Care

Has the medical world forgotten how to help people die? New technologies have made it possible to prolong life, even at the cost of that life being one the patient wants to live. As Jessica Nutik Zitter began her medical career, she noticed that she had no preparation for the important decisions patients needed help making at the end of life. As a result, she became deeply interested in what has come to be known as palliative care, which helps patients balance questions of quality and quantity at the ends of their lives. She went on the found Vital Decisions, a phone based service patients ca

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Jessica Nutik Zitter, M.D.

Jessica Nutik Zitter, M.D. is board certified in both Critical Care and Palliative Care medicine. Despite being trained at top medical centers, she was shocked at how ill-prepared she was to help patients die well, propelling her to enter the world of palliative care medicine before it became an official subspecialty. She has been published in the New York Times, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of Palliative Medicine, and the Journal of Participatory Medicine. She completed an Internal Medicine residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and a Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship at the Unive
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief-with-cheryl-jones 20/10/2017 05:00 20/10/2017 06:00 Good Grief with Cheryl Jones https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief-with-cheryl-jones Has the medical world forgotten how to help people die? New technologies have made it possible to prolong life, even at the cost of that life being one the patient wants to live. As Jessica Nutik Zitter began her medical career, she noticed that she had no preparation for the important decisions patients needed help making at the end of life. As a result, she became deeply interested in what has come to be known as palliative care, which helps patients balance questions of quality and quantity at the ends of their lives. She went on the found Vital Decisions, a phone based service patients can access to help make these critical decisions. Hear how she strikes this balance and what we all need to keep in mind as we someday face our deaths. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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