ResolutionCare on NPR’s All Things Considered

ResolutionCare on NPR’s All Things Considered

Dr. Fratkin and his work featured on NPR.

Fratkin is an internist and specialist in palliative medicine. He’s the guy who comes in when the cancer doctors first deliver a serious diagnosis. He manages medications to control symptoms like pain, nausea and breathlessness. And he helps people manage their fears about dying, and make choices about what treatments they’re willing — and not willing — to undergo.

In rural Humboldt County, in the far northern reaches of California, Fratkin is essentially the only doctor in a 120-mile stretch who does what he does.

Read the full transcript on the NPR Blog.

By | 2017-05-09T10:34:13+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Interview, Media, Telemedicine|0 Comments

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