Life’s toughest question: how do you want to die?

Advocates say the benefits of setting out in advance what each of us want – and don’t want – from the medical profession when the end is near include peace of mind for patients, a clear path for doctors and nurses to follow, and, crucially, an easing of the burden on loved ones who can come to a medical crisis armed with the knowledge of exactly what a husband or wife, mother or father, son or daughter desires. And there’s a side-benefit: an easing of the burden on the health system – and therefore the budget.

Life’s toughest question: how do you want to die?

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Soumitri Varadarajan

Soumitri lives in Melbourne, Australia - #probonodesign #codesign #sustainability #patientexperience #quantifiedself #mdg

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