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Originally posted on JAMA Network, November 2018. To read the full article and more, click HERE. By: Amy Nicole Cowan, MD, MS1,2 Recently, I was the hospital attending physician on service when the team admitted an elderly patient. Despite the obvious end-of-life status, the family wanted everything done to keep the patient alive. They made … More Inappropriate Behavior by Patients and Their Families—Call It Out