Search results for "Palliative care"

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The emotional life of doctors

Ofri examines the emotional reactions of physicians to their work and how these can affect patient care. ... I recall a time on the wards when we needed to discuss with a patient that her cancer was not curable and that it was time to shift toward
November 2013

Assisted suicide

and Palliative Care at the University of Rochester Medical Center. ... They are very used to having choices,” he said. “I think many of them are going to say, ‘I want access to this in addition to excellent palliative care.’”.
September 2010

Taking communication skills seriously

At Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Boissy and study coauthor Katie Neuendorf, MD, a palliative care specialist who runs the communication skills program, began by regularly providing physicians with their individual patient satisfaction ... Sliwka. “When
October 2016

Antibiotics may carry more cost than benefit for patients at end of life

Some may want both palliative care and antibiotics. The only way to know is to ask. ... Antimicrobial use for symptom management in patients receiving hospice and palliative care: a systematic review.
February 2016

No halfway measures

Schepp, medical director of palliative care at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta. ... Some types of partial DNRs do make clinical sense in a small number of scenarios, said Eva Chittenden, FACP, associate director of the palliative care unit at
June 2011

Fewer Medicare beneficiaries dying in the hospital, but ICU use at end of life still common

Results were published by JAMA on June 25. Among Medicare fee-for-service decedents, the proportion of deaths occurring in an acute care hospital decreased from 32.6% in 2000 to ... It is difficult to disentangle efforts such as public education,
July 2018

The next issue of ACP Internist is online

palliative care, consulting as a career and infectious disease control.
June 2010

Specialty organizations highlight tests and procedures to rethink

Don't order continuous telemetry monitoring outside of the intensive care unit without using a protocol that governs continuation. ... Don't delay palliative care for a patient with serious illness who has physical, psychological, social or spiritual
February 2013

Readmission causes, timing and reductions analyzed

Researchers found that 17.9% of hospitalizations resulted in another acute care encounter within 30 days. ... The authors noted that the project's interventions (such as better elder care in the community, palliative care counseling, disease management,
January 2013

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

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