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CommonHealth: Conversations Avoid Confusion In End Of Life Care04:23
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Choosing to accept or refuse medical treatments extending life is a difficult, painful decision. We've gotten better at talking about death over the last several years, but we still have a ways to go.

When having conversation around what patients want their doctors to do during a "code blue," or when a patient requires immediate resuscitation, confusion and inconsistencies still remain.

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Carey Goldberg, host of WBUR's CommonHealth blog, which tweets @commonhealth.

This segment aired on October 30, 2017.

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