Wed, 27 April 2016
How to Diagnose Dying
A patient's death maybe certain but the timing isn’t.
Ashley Shreves talk is on the difficult subject of dying, and how best to understand and help diagnose when the battle is lost.
Shreves discusses the correlating patterns present in the functional decline in end of life patients, with particular reference to the type of disease a patient is suffering from. Shreves suggests, that understanding these patterns is paramount to understanding the care and medical intervention require, at certain points of a patients disease lifecycle.