• Reclaiming ‘Florid’

    Florid means something sinister in medicine, and something else in nature.


  • Have You Chosen Your Health Care Agent?

    When people consider completing their Advance Directive for health care, most assume they are making a decision about their desire for life support (such as …


  • DNE: Do Not Escalate. An Underutilized Directive

    Many people are familiar with the medical orders DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) and DNI (Do Not Intubate) which communicate a patient’s desire not to receive …