Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: end-of-life decisions

  • Ice cream or Mozart?

    Leon Morgenstern Los Angeles, California, United States   How would I answer a question if the quality of my life depended on the answer? A recent article about end-of-life decisions1 discussed how a worried daughter had sprung the following questions as her father was about to undergo a very risky operation: how much pain he…