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MKSAP quiz on end-of-life care | ACP Hospitalist

These cases and commentary, which focus on end-of-life care, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).

Mortality, hospitalizations, and end-of-life care improving, Medicare analysis finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Medicare beneficiaries had fewer hospitalizations, including in the last 6 months of life, in 2013 compared to 1999, a study found. But another study showed that Medicare is most likely to penalize high-quality hospitals under its program to reduce

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Penicillin allergies, end-of-life care | ACP Hospitalist

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Q and A Archives | ACP Hospitalist

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Hospice referral often not timely in hemodialysis patients, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The median length of hospice stay for Medicare patients receiving maintenance dialysis near the end of life was five days, and 41.5% received hospice services for three or fewer days.

Building trust aids decision making in end-of-life care | ACP Hospitalist

The patient is dying. More medical intervention is futile. But the family, speaking for their loved one, still wants everything done.

Project allows ICU patients, families to personalize dying process | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Last wishes of ICU patients, from bagpipe music to charitable donations, were fulfilled by researchers, who found positive impact on patients, families, and clinicians.

Letter from the Editor | ACP Hospitalist

This month's issue features a look at end-of-life care in the ICU, as well as subconscious bias, rapid testing for infectious disease, and more.

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

The retrospective cohort study included a 20% random sample of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries who died in 2000, 2005, 2009, 2011, or 2015.

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