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“What if my parent changes their mind about goals of care?”

Interesting op-ed piece by Dr. Barron H. Lerner, Professor of Medicine at NYU, in the NY Times titled “Overruling My Father”. Dr. Lerner describes his own experience with his father, an infectious disease physician, who had progressive Parkinson’s disease and was in a nursing home. As his condition worsened the family including Dr. Lerner didn’t want to escalate care although his father expressed wanting to pursue aggressive measures. Check out the article below!

“Overruling My Father”