Approximately two and a half million deaths occur per year in the U.S, and only 10 percent are sudden.
This puts an important perspective on "getting the right death."
A bioethics research organization called The Hastings Center puts it, "Death is an inevitable aspect of the human condition. Dying badly is not."
The movement stands for patients to become "medically emancipated" and take charge of their own healthcare.
What can a patient do to address potential issues in advance of dying, and when should this take place?
Listen in as Patrick Neustatter, MD, shares how you can talk to your loved ones about getting the right death.