In this TedEd video UK Palliative Care Consultant Mark Taubert talks about language and the experiences of dying patients. Using quotes from his patients he reflects on four key points:
- Less militaristic battle metaphors in cancer and palliative care please;
- Easy on all the positivity lark, I can feel sad if I want to;
- When I planned for the worst, I actually felt a sense of relief;
- Lighten up, I'm not dead yet!