Few branches of drugs have created as a lot consolation, solace and aid.
Once we understand that conventional Western drugs shouldn’t be going to have the ability to remedy a life-threatening sickness, the palliative care staff is ready to assist. As an alternative of torturing and bankrupting sufferers, they will provide connection, humanity and closure.
Too usually, we view the combat as an unalloyed advantage. As an alternative of sharing our preferences and needs earlier than we get sick (as if it’s some kind of unhealthy luck attraction), we merely hope for the very best after which wait far too lengthy (and create an excessive amount of household stress) earlier than embracing the following step in our journey.
And, since I usually search for metaphors, it’s most likely value noting that the identical strategy works for tasks, firms and even relationships. We’d all come out forward if we concentrate on a productive and comfy technique to wrap issues up, as a substitute of preventing to the final second.