Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00 – 10:15 MDT
In 1945, most people died at home, in 1980 only 17% did. Modern medicine has increased life expectancy, but have we traded living well for living longer? How and when do we make the difficult decision to switch from cure to care? Hahnemann railed against ‘palliation’ but what about when treating terminal illness? How should incurable cases be approached, and what remedies are most useful for the dying? Pulling from the works of S. Hahnemann, J.T. Kent, H. Roberts, & S. Close, Dr. Luepker will explore this complex, controversial and universally topical subject.