Ira Byock, M.D.
Books by Ira Byock, M.D.
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Many Americans hope to die peacefully at home surrounded by their loved ones, but it usually doesn't turn out that way. In The Best Care Possible, Dr. Ira Byock argues that the way most Americans die is a national disgrace — and will only get worse as baby boomers age.