Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: John Schumann

  • A good death

    John Henning SchumannChicago, Illinois, United States In America, too many people die in the hospital. Yet if you ask most people, they would rather die at home surrounded by their loved ones, drifting off to sleep painlessly. Why, then, do so many who prefer this type of death instead die medically, in the hospital undergoing…