medical advice http://wrvo.org en Planning for the worst with medical directives http://wrvo.org/post/planning-worst-medical-directives <p>Although we may like to think that we will always have control of our lives, there may come a time when we are incapable of making sound decisions for our health.&nbsp; Determining the best way to deal with those situations is difficult, but thanks to advances in medical ethics it may be a little easier.</p><p>This week on “Take Care,” <a href="http://drbarronlerner.com/about/">Dr. Barron Lerner</a> talks about the different kinds of medical directives and how they can help make an illness-related death easier on the patient’s caregivers. Lerner is an author and professor of medicine at New York University.&nbsp; His most recent book is <a href="http://drbarronlerner.com/the-good-doctor/">"The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son and the Evolution of Medical Ethics."</a></p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Lerner.</strong></p><p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 58124 at http://wrvo.org Planning for the worst with medical directives Medical Disclaimer http://wrvo.org/post/medical-disclaimer <p>Information on this broadcast is provided for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:10:06 +0000 Take Care Staff 41621 at http://wrvo.org