Magnolia Cardona-Morrell

End of Life

A study of the care of elderly patients hospitalised at the end of their life has found more than a third received invasive and potentially harmful medical treatments.

End of Life

One third of patients near the end of their life received non-beneficial treatments in hospitals around the world. These included initiating chemotherapy and providing emergency surgery, write Magnolia Cardona-Morrell and Ken Hilman