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A patient's last wish

Jay Esguerra's palliative care patient sat immobile. The man was in the multi-organ transplant unit at Toronto General Hospital – bed-ridden and unable to fulfill tasks of day-to-day living. The patient was told he had months to live. His last wish was to walk out of the hospital and spend his remaining days with his wife and grandchildren at home.

FULL STORY (VIDEO): Jay Esguerra - A patient's last wish

This story was submitted by Jay Esguerra, nurse, Multi-Organ Transplant Unit, Toronto General Hospital.

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