Sunday, 15 October 2017

Challenging Choices in Nephrology: Should dialysis be offered to advanced cancer patients?


Decisions at the end of life are always challenging...

Should dialysis be offered to patients with advanced cancer?

I think there is only one response to this question: Clinical Judgement.
What is Clinical Judgement? It's hard to define, but certainly Clinical Judgemenet should be seen in the 3 domains of pathos, ethos and logos.


I give some, hopefully useful, advices to answer this question in this lecture