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Palliative med conference offers advice on hip fracture, treatment withdrawal, organ donation

Palliative care provides an alternative model that should be more widely offered, Dr. ... UVMMC, now a palliative care physician with Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.
May 2015

Infectious diseases

Exclusion criteria included history of C. difficile infection, presence of diarrhea or other severe gastrointestinal symptoms on admission, short hospital stay, and palliative care admission. ... They added that due to the single-center design, results
July 2019

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

Studies on bedside lung ultrasound, preoperative frailty screening, and more

critical care, and palliative care clinicians were notified about patients' frailty and the associated risks. ... patients with SIRS do not have infection and that some critical care patients with infection do not have SIRS.
May 2017

Advance directives are the beginning, not the end

One of the most difficult decisions that patients, families and physicians face involves end-of-life care. ... advance directives, the consensus of medical ethicists, researchers in health care services, and palliative care physicians is that the
July 2012

Change in the air for oxygen delivery

Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City and director of critical care medicine. ... HFNCs can particularly benefit patients on palliative care by making it easier for them to breathe and talk with loved ones.
October 2015

ACC and AHA update performance measures for STEMI and NSTEMI

On Sept. 18, the AHA also released a scientific statement on cardiogenic shock, summarizing the epidemiology, pathophysiology, causes, and outcomes; reviewing contemporary best medical, surgical, mechanical circulatory support, and palliative care
September 2017

Too many or too few: Who belongs in the ICU?

deal with putting or keeping them on the ward and involving a palliative care team in a drawn-out process,” said Neil Halpern, MD, FACP, chief of critical care at Memorial ... We added intermediate care beds and used our ICU more for life support.”.
February 2013

QI efforts to enhance communication with very ill can affect outcomes, analysis finds

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
November 2012

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

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