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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

Learning the laws on complicated care

Documentation often plays an important legal role in end-of-life care, according to Dr. ... Rajput said. Finally, when discussing end-of-life care in the hospital, Dr.
July 2007

CDC issues recommendations for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued 12 recommendations about opioid prescribing treating chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care. ... term opioid therapy, the availability of
March 2016

DNR: An order ignored

Upon admission, the Smiths clearly explained the husband's wishes about his end-of-life care. ... Williams, and informed him of the patient's end-of-life plans. Typically, Dr.
January 2014

Hip fractures among nursing home residents often lead to death, functional decline

Palliative care could be implemented immediately after the fracture and include “effective communication, care planning and coordination, symptoms management, psychosocial, spiritual and bereavement support, and end-of-life care,” the commentary
July 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

Better communication at the end of life

Tolle and other health care leaders to construct a new model for end-of-life treatment. ... discussion about end-of-life treatment preferences and work with the patient to see that a POST form is completed,” said Dr.
October 2007

MKSAP quiz on COPD

live. In hospice care, treatment goals are refocused from cure and life-prolonging therapy toward maintaining the highest possible quality of life. ... In patients with COPD, parameters that portend a poor prognosis and trigger more extensive discussions
April 2016

Recent Research

Length of stay on hospitalist service didn't differ for inpatients managed with handheld echocardiography versus usual care, a study found. ... Later decisions also could reduce the time available to provide end-of-life care.
December 2011

Recent Research

They called for further analyses that address quality of life, hospital readmissions, and health care costs, as well as additional studies that look at type of revascularization, new antiplatelets, and ... Hospital-based physicians may use different
March 2016

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