‘Extremis’: An Unforgiving Look At Death In America

By Daniel Gaitan (Life Matters Media)

“Everybody standing in this room is going to die one day, and it’s good to have a little bit of a say in how.”

 

Those are some of the first words from Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter as she addresses her team in the new Netflix documentary Extremis. The film follows the palliative care physician as she attempts to provide care – and counseling  – to dying patients at the bustling Highland Hospital, in Oakland, Calif.

 

Read at lifemattersmedia.org

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