“Fighting On” Deciding how and when to continue care at the end of life


Fighting on gives a real-life account of the challenges that come with end of life care.  Should care be prolonged?  How do you communicate your wishes as a patient, care giver, or Doctor?  It also touches on the important role of the primary care physician throughout these difficult decisions.


New England Journal of Medicine


360:444-445/January 29, 2009/Number 5

Resource Type:

Journal Article


Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D., Nihar R. Desai, M.D., and Philip Green, M.D.