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Palliative care guidelines updated with increased focus on collaboration, communication

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.
November 2018

What not to do in palliative care

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.
December 2015

Palliative care

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
July 2019

Growing specialty offers opportunity for hospitalists

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.
February 2009

Breaking the barriers

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.
July 2015

IHI forum covers palliative care access, sepsis treatment, rapid response teams

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
December 2010

MKSAP quiz on end-of-life care

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
December 2013

Heart failure

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
September 2019

Hospitalists can help IOM fix dying process

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
December 2014

Top Docs

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
November 2014

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