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Dave commented on Death on the ICU

I am a palliative care social worker lucky enough to work on a well resourced palliative care ward and the relief that patients and families feel when they see calm and a beautiful courtyard garden complete with Zen garden and then feel
the empathic care of the team is amazing. Buddhism informs my practice supporting patients to seek to be at peace in the moment they are in, and to draw on what nourishes them. Out physicians have been interested in Buddhist approaches to dying and non medical ways of supporting patient journeys.