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Changing Ideas about End-of-Life Decisions

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Changing Ideas about End-of-Life Decisions

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Changing Ideas about End-of-Life Decisions

Changing Ideas about End-of-Life Decisions

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A growing number of patients choose hospice care over a hospital or nursing home. Dr. Joanne Lynn of the Rand Corporation has spent many years seeking to improve the care of the dying and argues people must rethink ideas about end-of-life care. A look at Lynn's ideas, hospice care and end-of-life decisions.

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