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A study from the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics shows wide variation in how hospitals interpret and implement patients’ end-of-life treatment wishes.

A study from the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics shows wide variation in how hospitals interpret and implement patients’ end-of-life treatment wishes.

A team in a Stanford Biodesign course that pairs computer science students with physicians developed an app designed to prompt end-of-life conversations.

A team in a Stanford Biodesign course that pairs computer science students with physicians developed an app designed to prompt end-of-life conversations.

Advance care planning allows people to reflect on what is important to them, and what care they'd want if they become critically ill, says Stanford physician Grant Smith.

Advance care planning allows people to reflect on what is important to them, and what care they'd want if they become critically ill, says Stanford physician Grant Smith.

Withdrawing or withholding invasive medical treatments to keep very ill patients in the ICU comfortable and communicative may not hasten their death.

Withdrawing or withholding invasive medical treatments to keep very ill patients in the ICU comfortable and communicative may not hasten their death.

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A Stanford-designed computer algorithm helps doctors predict the lifespan of patients with metastatic cancer by looking for clues in their own exam notes.

A Stanford-designed computer algorithm helps doctors predict the lifespan of patients with metastatic cancer by looking for clues in their own exam notes.

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