Chronic Pain vs the Opioid Crisis

Lots of stuff in the news about the very real problem with opioids being diverted into the community and about them being prescribed irresponsibly in the first place. Doctors feel […]


While a living will or advanced directive is a document that expresses your wishes for medical care, it is NOT a medical order. It may include (and should include) a […]

Understanding your audience

Like many folks in professions that deal with death and emergencies, I am prone to gallows humor. When discussing starting this blog, I was reminded that sometimes my audience has […]