of palliative care is the responsibility of all who care for the seriously ill. ... The National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care released the fourth edition of its clinical practice guidelines last week.
and some alternative actions that could provide more palliative care benefit to patients. ... The use of IV fluids is a topic of debate among palliative care experts.
A mortality prediction model built into the electronic health record (EHR) may help target palliative care in seriously ill hospitalized patients, a new study found. ... Documentation of advance care planning increased by 38%, and referrals to palliative
Harrington, ACP Member, a hospital-based palliative care physician in Little Rock, Ark. ... a palliative care specialist and the other half as a hospitalist,” she said.
A comparison of palliative care and quality of life in COPD and lung cancer. ... promoting high-value care practices in this population (. 55. Lin RJ, Adelman RD, Diamond RR, Evans AT. The sentinel hospitalization and the role of palliative care.
Spragens, president of Spragens & Associates and Amber B. Jones, a consultant with the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). ... Current systems are often fragmented, partly because clinicians tend to equate palliative care with hospice and resist
Palliative care focuses on improving and maintaining the quality of life in individuals with any severe illness. ... care. Whereas care in a hospice setting may be palliative in nature, not all palliative care takes place in patients with terminal illness
up visit for persistent or new indications of high risk leading to consideration of advanced therapies or revision of goals of care. ... 9. Principles of palliative care applied by the in-hospital care team or by palliative care specialists may be
Meier, MD, FACP, professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care. ... In the case of national organizations that serve hospitalists, it's about prioritizing
Undaunted by the challenge, Dr. Paris launched simultaneous efforts to improve core measures for congestive heart failure; implement new palliative care protocols and documentation; introduce pathways to improve sepsis care; create ... For example, she