Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: prevent a good death.

  • The good death

    Raeford E Brown, JrLexington, Kentucky, USA   Physicians and nurses experience death all too often. We recognize the gray hue, the fetid odor, and chill of a body that has been failing for days or months. In hospital halls, we hurriedly pass families as they struggle to deal with the loss of their loved ones.…