Responding to unexpected events

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7422.1049-a (Published 30 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1049

Patients have to be treated as individuals

  1. Halina M Iwanowska (halina@mbox301.swipnet.se), retired surgeon
  1. S-170 77 Solna, Sweden

    EDITOR—Saunders et al discussed responding to unexpected events in planning for a good death.1 I was recently in a very similar, difficult, and sad situation.

    My husband for 14 years had been treated for prostate cancer for three years, in an outpatient clinic, where he received chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and …

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