Monday, February 6, 2017
"When Breath Becomes Air" Readings, quiz, and discussion questions.
What type of cancer was Paul diagnosed with?
Paul said severe illness wasn’t life-altering, it was ____________.
Why were the doctors worried about pneumonia?
Instead of intubation, what could Paul choose?
Is it ethical to withhold Paul’s diploma from Medical school if he can't handle a full workload as a chief resident because of his lung cancer?
Did Paul do the right thing by going back to work once he got healthier?
Was it fair wanting to have a child, when Paul knew that his health was in jeopardy?
When we are faced with someone who is dealing with grief, what is the best way to go about helping them?
Is it easier telling an older individual that they are going to die versus telling a younger person?
If you were Paul, would you want to be intubated at the end of your life? Resuscitated?