The Best Care Possible

A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life

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A doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and controversial ethical issues of our time.

Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative-care physicians in the country, argues that how we die is among the biggest national crises facing us today.

In addressing the sorry state of dying in America, politics has trumped reason. Dr. Byock explains that to ensure the best possible care for those we love—and eventually ourselves—we must not only remake our healthcare system, we must also move past our cultural aversion to talking about...

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