|Dealing with Death & Dying
in Medical Education and Practice
© 2001 Kirsti A. Dyer, MD, MS Email:email@example.com
AMSA Convention March 30, 2001
What will help you feel that you
have been a hero to yourself/your family in the way you’ve deal with your
How do you want to be remembered
by people you care about?
What are some of the ways you have
found yourself growing or changing, or hoped that you could grow or change
in this last phase of your life?
What are some of the moments when
you’ve felt most discouraged and downhearted as you’ve faced your illness?
What are your goals for this last
What remains unfinished?
How do you want to be remembered?
What do you want to leave behind?
How would you like to say good-bye
to people who have been important?
Are there relationships in your
life that need healing?
Block SD. The Physician as Healer. Presented
at UCSF’s "End of Life Care for the Hospitalized Patient, October 2000.
Strategies for Clinicians
to Help Patients Who Suffer
Rabow MW, McPhee SJ. Beyond breaking bad news:
how to help patients who suffer. WJM 1999;171: 260-263. Available
as PDF file at: http://www.ewjm.com/cgi/reprint/171/4/260
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