Search results for "Palliative care"

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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

Letter from the Editor

Everyone has questions about the future of health care financing, but those who work at small hospitals have particular reason to wonder. ... Look for tips on what not to do in palliative care and advice on diagnosing and treating inpatients with
December 2015

Penicillin allergies, end-of-life care

Among Medicare fee-for-service decedents, the proportion of deaths occurring in an acute care hospital decreased from 32.6% in 2000 to 19.8% in 2015. ... It is difficult to disentangle efforts such as public education, promotion of advance directives
November 2018

Constipation in mechanically ventilated patients associated with death, infection

Patients were followed for the passage of stools and for ICU-acquired bacterial infections until ICU discharge, death, or a decision to move to palliative care. ... Overall, these study results may help to identify ventilation patients at high risk for
September 2010

Recent Research

According to an accompanying commentary, the study highlights the importance of offering palliative care to elderly, vulnerable hip fracture patients. ... Palliative care should be implemented immediately after the fracture and include “effective
December 2014

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

In the News

The former involves consulting with communication specialists such as palliative medicine teams, while the latter involves embedding palliative care principles and intervention into the practice of the usual care team. ... palliative care teams (5 studies
February 2013

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

Tweaking rapid response teams

They're also tweaking the composition of teams, implementing novel training methods, and working closely with palliative care specialists. ... In the study at Easton, early response by the RRT was associated with more palliative care consults, which
September 2015

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She also implemented a model for night coverage involving collaboration among hospitalists, physician assistants and house staff, and leads the team providing palliative care services at her hospital. ... The primary care physician receives the discharge
November 2010

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