Living with dying in France: Contemporary french writing about end-of-life care

Áine Larkin*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

THE FRENCH NATIONAL HEALTHCARE system enjoys a reputation for excellence, both in terms of outcomes for patients and the accessibility of care. However, the 2016 overview of French health policy put out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development raises concerns about the appropriateness of some care in the French healthcare system, calling for better engagement of patients in the decisionmaking process about treatment options. This article examines the representation of terminally ill patients' experience of the French healthcare system in two recently published autopathographical narratives
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-80
Number of pages13
JournalEsprit Createur
Volume61
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2021

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