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Merging Mortalities

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  • Sean Stitham, M.D.

An aging physician notes his precarious position as he sits by the hospital bed, taking a history. Though hes outside the bedrails for now, as his patient roster looks increasingly like the guest list of his impending 50th high school reunion, he knows hes not exempt.

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This article was published on May 29, 2021, at NEJM.org.

Author Affiliations

From Kaiser Permanente Washington, Seattle.

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