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An easy letter template can help frame discussions about advance directives and goals of care and serious illness in terms of living well during a difficult time.
Involving loved ones can help them cope and understand what effective treatment looks like. Learn more about family opioid treatment.
When it comes to genetic testing in children, a physician’s best advice is to avoid rushing into something that will not benefit the kids’ interests.
Patient-centered decision-making can help physicians resolve ethical issues in pain management that arise when prescribing opioids or treating substance-use disorder.
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