This Viewpoint discusses the debate over physician-assisted dying and the current turning point in public opinion regarding its support.
This Viewpoint discusses why physician-assisted death should be considered important enough to be made legally available in all US states.
This Viewpoint describes efforts in Canada to explore the complexities of physician-assisted death after a 2015 Canadian Supreme Court ruling against its prohibition.
This cohort study uses international claims and registry data to describe site of death, health care utilization, and hospital expenditures in the 180-day and 30-day periods before death among elderly patients with cancer in 7 developed countries.
This Viewpoint discusses the risks and benefits of antimicrobial use, an approach to decision making in prescribing antimicrobials, and the next steps in improving infection management for patients at the end of life.
This cohort study of patients with poor prognosis cancer receiving hospice care vs those who do not reports lower rates of hospitalization, intensive care unit admission, and invasive procedures at the end of life, along with significantly lower total costs during the last year of life.