Search results for "Palliative care"

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When patients wander

Watson's National Health Care Practice, which provides risk management services to hospitals and long-term care facilities. ... Hospitals can borrow from the comprehensive risk assessment tools used by long-term care or skilled nursing facilities, said
February 2018

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

Meet Our 2019 Top Hospitalists

That's a health care cost that isn't necessarily readily thought of.”. ... Goals-of-care conversations are made easier by three palliative care physicians and a patient advocate and social worker, who interpret English for those who speak Navajo only,
November 2019

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

From ACP Hospitalist

This issue looks at collaboration between hospitals, with a main story about improving transfers and an inside feature about providing palliative care at rural facilities. ... process. A feature article looks at how telemedicine is allowing more rural
February 2020

Caring for prisoners

At Christiana Care, palliative care specialists coordinate with the prison warden and medical director about medication dosing and other issues before discharging to a prisoner to hospice, said ACP Member Roshni ... Guerry, MD, inpatient medical director
October 2017

Letter from the Editor

If anyone can make palliative care trendy, it may be surgeon/author Atul Gawande, MD. ... Palliative care experts at the conference also offered their advice on helping patients and families at the end of life with tough decisions regarding hip fracture
May 2015

MKSAP quiz on COPD

Involvement of clinicians trained in palliative care may be helpful in these discussions. ... Palliative care does not preclude active treatment of disease and is appropriate regardless of estimated survival time.
April 2016

Hospitalists and hospice referrals

Dr. Ankuda, a palliative care fellow at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, recently spoke with ACP Hospitalist about these findings. ... And then culturally, I think part of it is that hospice and palliative care have grown
November 2017

Textbook reflects evolution of hospitalists

More robust coverage of consultation medicine, rehabilitation medicine, oncology, palliative care, and transitions of care is included. ... For example, the second edition provides more robust coverage of consultation medicine, rehabilitation medicine,
February 2017

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