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The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU

Case study: The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU. ... But the single most important concern of many patients near the end of life is the well-being of their loved ones and most would not favor a decision-making path
February 2008

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life discussions happen far too late

To evaluate the incidence of end-of-life care discussions for 2, 155 patients with stage IV lung or colorectal cancer, researchers designed a prospective cohort study of patients from the ... However, medical oncologists documented end-of-life care
May 2019

End-of-life rallies

End-of-life rallies. Let's say your loved one is at the end of life. ... While no one is ready for her to die, this end-of-life process brings some solace.
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Whistling by the graveyard on end-of-life care

1. The provision was dropped, not because end-of-life counseling doesn't work, but because of partisan politics. ... A patient guide to end-of-life decisions is here and evidence-based physician resources are available here.
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Wording change affects surrogates' end-of-life choices for loved ones

QD: News Every Day--Wording change affects surrogates' end-of-life choices for loved ones. ... An experience he had as a medical resident showed him that patients needed to see examples of end-of-life care--what a CPR attempt is really like--for them to
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life options might be better for cancer patients

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life options might be better for cancer patients. ... Hospitals need to embrace a family-centered care approach, and then examine whether their end-of-life practices meet those goals, the report states.
May 2019

Respect at the end of life

Respect at the end of life. When I walked in and tried to shake his hand, he took one step back. ... And I spoke more about how her body is nearing the end of life.
May 2019

Palliative care's place in noncancer morbidity | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Another key difference between cancer and noncancer palliative care is the continuation of treatment until the end of life. ... The longer the duration of the patient-physician relationship, the greater the overestimate.
April 2019

The hardest conversation

The hardest conversation. The perceptions of patients who are nearing the end of life seem to be a hot research topic right now, at least over at JAMA. ... Isn't another way to describe those "overestimates" actually "hope"? But a case study of
May 2019

Joke of the day

Joke of the day. During a morning session on end-of-life conversations, Janet L. ... Members of the American College of Physicians contribute posts from their own sites to ACP Internist.
May 2019

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