Author | Mamta Bhatnagar, MD


End-of-Life Discussions: The Art of Delivering Bad News

February 01, 2008

An 84-year-old woman with progressive stenosis of the cervical spinal canal, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypertension, and stable angina presents to her primary care physician after an appointment with the orthopedist who is monitoring her chronic degenerative joint disease.