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End Of Life Care In The Age Of COVID-19

A member of the medical staff comforts and holds the hand of a patient infected by the novel coronavirus at a hospital in Bergamo, Italy. (Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images)
A member of the medical staff comforts and holds the hand of a patient infected by the novel coronavirus at a hospital in Bergamo, Italy. (Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images)

Due to breaking news, this segment did not air on April 7 as planned. 

Geriatrician Louise Aronson (@LouiseAronson) says conversations about rationing ventilators too frequently dismiss what the patient wants.

She joins host Robin Young to discuss why everyone at risk from the coronavirus should fill out an advance health care directive to get the best possible end of life care.

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