Death is often seen as the great equalizer. However, according to Sunita Puri, this is not the case. Drawing from her experience as a palliative physician, Puri describes how inequalities are often present throughout an individual’s life, even when they are dying. Unfortunately, such inequalities can make such things as end-of-life care less than ideal. As Puri states, “We need to provide all patients – not only those who enjoy socioeconomic stability – with the comfort and dignity they deserve at life’s end, regardless of the inequalities that have shaped their lives.” Read the full article here.