Tag: futility

  • Failing Faithfully: The Futility of Medicine (Scholar’s Compass)

    It was stunning news. I listened with disbelief as my colleague described how a patient of ours, in whom we had uncovered a host of serious diseases over a few years, was now newly diagnosed with┬ácancer after an incidental scan. In addition, his social supports had been eroded and I thought about what it would…