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My patient is dying, and I don’t know what to do

04:00 EDT 5 Jul 2017 | KevinMD

The patient in front of me is trying to die. Elderly and frail, he is lying in bed. His ribs outlined under the skin that should be smooth. His temples are concave where they should be flat. Both are an outward display of internal damage from his lung cancer. More striking than his cachexia are […]

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