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Fri Sep 3, 2021, 02:36 PM

4. Stage 7

Stage 7: After several meetings with the palliative care team, your family decides to withdraw care. We extubate you, turning off the breathing machinery. We set up a final FaceTime call with your loved ones. As we work in your room, we hear crying and loving goodbyes. We cry, too, and we hold your hand until your last natural breath.

Iíve been at this for 17 months now. It doesnít get easier. My pandemic stories rarely end well.

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