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Holistic care is essential in the mission to fully meet a patient's needs and a holistic perspective is the backbone of end of life and palliative care--it's the basis of having an interprofessional team that acknowledges that quality of life is multifaceted, and lives are diverse but getting to. We can help you find practical and emotional support at the end of life and through bereavement.
Stuff reports: supporters of a proposed euthanasia law say it should go further by allowing binding end of life directives from patients to doctors directives made by people earlier in their lives would allow patients to make choices about whether or not they would want to die if left incapable of making that informed.
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