Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Leon Morgenstern

  • Ice cream or Mozart?

    Leon MorgensternLos 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 would tolerate…