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Palliative care

Implementation of a hospital-based palliative care program appeared to modestly decrease intensive care unit (ICU) use during terminal hospitalizations. ... Eighty-three hospitals that had palliative care programs during the entire study period were
January 2020

Integrating palliative care into the ICU

palliative care concepts, clarifying goals of care, and developing joint plans of care earlier.”. ... Planning for discharge is a major challenge of implementing a palliative care program, said Ms.
March 2011

ACP Hospitalist

So, doc, am I gonna die?". Identifying "teachable moments" for patients is an important part of quality care.

Palliative care guidelines updated with increased focus on collaboration, communication

of palliative care is the responsibility of all who care for the seriously ill. ... The National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care released the fourth edition of its clinical practice guidelines last week.
November 2018

Test yourself: Palliative care

The following four cases and commentary address palliative care. They are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).. ... Correct answer: D. Palliative care. Palliative care is the most appropriate treatment for this patient
August 2007

Timely palliative care for inpatients with advanced cancer has cost-saving effect, study shows

A palliative care team saw 256 of the patients, and the other 713 received usual care. ... Lab costs were significantly reduced irrespective of treatment timing, with a greater effect for earlier palliative care treatment.
June 2015

IHI forum covers palliative care access, sepsis treatment, rapid response teams

Spragens, president of Spragens & Associates and Amber B. Jones, a consultant with the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). ... Current systems are often fragmented, partly because clinicians tend to equate palliative care with hospice and resist
December 2010

A doctor seeks ways to encourage earlier palliative care talks

for core palliative care tools; and optimize palliative care for patients with cancer. ... Still, every time you look at palliative care, over and over again, it saves money.
March 2015

End of life in the ICU

Competing demands on ICU clinician effort, without adequate reward for palliative care excellence. ... Failure to apply effective approaches for system or culture change to improve palliative care.
January 2016

Palliative care

A mortality prediction model built into the electronic health record (EHR) may help target palliative care in seriously ill hospitalized patients, a new study found. ... Documentation of advance care planning increased by 38%, and referrals to palliative
July 2019

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