Search results for "End-of-Life Care"

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Hospice referral often not timely in hemodialysis patients, study finds

is unlikely to translate into meaningful changes in patterns of health care utilization, costs, and quality of end-of-life care in the ESRD population,” the authors wrote. ... They noted that the article exposes gaps in end-of-life care and raises
May 2018

Assisted suicide

In expressing their end-of-life concerns, all reported fearing loss of autonomy. ... ACP officially opposes legalization, saying the practice can undermine patient trust and distract from ongoing efforts to improve end-of-life care.
September 2010

CDC proposes 12 draft recommendations for prescribing opioids

pain not related to cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care. ... All recommendations are category A (apply to all patients outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care) except recommendation 10 (designated
December 2015

MKSAP quiz on end-of-life care

The health care team has arranged a family meeting to address end-of-life care. ... The cornerstone of establishing goals of care in the end-of-life setting is to communicate in a patient-centered, open-ended format.
December 2013

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

Health care transitions during the last three days of life, which the study authors considered a burdensome pattern of care, increased from 10.3% in 2000 to a high of ... The stabilization in rates of ICU use at the end of life should be seen as an
July 2018

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

J Palliat Med. 2013;16:1568-74. [PMID: 24151960] doi:10.1089/jpm.2013.0276. Sax P. Should antibiotics be part of end-of-life care? ... 30, 2015. Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, or POLST, can help patients and physicians make decisions
February 2016

Early palliative care improves quality of life in patients with metastatic lung cancer

The authors also looked at the type and amount of end-of-life care that patients received, according to electronic medical records. ... 38%; P=0.01). Fewer patients receiving early palliative care also received aggressive end-of-life care (33% vs.
August 2010

Hospital-based physicians may use different nonverbal communication with black vs. white patients, study finds

Hospital-based physicians may use different nonverbal communication but similar verbal communication when speaking with black and white patients about end-of-life care, according to a recent study that examined ... If reflective of actual practice, our
January 2016

Hospitalists can help IOM fix dying process

A new report calls for improvements in end-of-life care. ... Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP. Since hospitalists are heavily involved in many of those areas of end-of-life care, ACP Hospitalist recently spoke to one of the report's expert
December 2014

Letter from the Editor

In this issue, writer Janet Colwell takes a look at some of the different models hospitals have adopted to incorporate neurohospitalist care. ... the care you provide.
June 2010

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