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Telehealth expands reach of palliative care in rural areas

Some rural hospitals and palliative care programs are using telehealth to reach distant patients in an environment of clinician scarcity or budget constraints.
1 Feb 2020

Points to consider in palliative care

An integrated model of curative and palliative care may lead some physicians to reconsider their role in care at the end of life.
1 Jul 2018

Scientific statement addresses primary care's role in poststroke care

Effective communication by primary care clinicians can improve adherence to necessary interventions after stroke, boost patient motivation, and reduce barriers to care, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association advised.
27 Jul 2021

Common palliative care practices may lack benefits

Recent research has shown that some of the things physicians thought they were doing to help patients at the end of life are actually ineffective and even potentially harmful.
1 Jan 2016

ACC pathway supports neprilysin inhibitor, SGLT-2 inhibitors for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) offered this update to their expert consensus decision pathway from 2017 as interim guidance to physicians while comprehensive updates to heart failure guidelines remain in development.
26 Jan 2021

Integrate palliative care from early illness onward

The medical community has made progress in palliative care, moving it from the end of the line to a part of a terminal illness' earliest aspect of care.
1 Jun 2011

High-dose opioid use dropping in the VA, but opioids frequently discontinued involuntarily, studies find

Recent studies from the Veterans Health Administration looked at voluntary and involuntary opioid reduction; high-dose, long-term opioid therapy; and quality improvement efforts for opioid use disorder treatment.
10 Nov 2020

Talking points on palliative care address public, patients

Experts decry “death panels” as a step backward for the public perception of palliative care. Clarifying its scope would help the profession move forward, according to speakers at a recent conference.
1 Jun 2011

Patient Priorities Care curriculum considers older patients' care goals

This approach can reduce unwanted and unhelpful treatment and may improve outcomes.
29 Oct 2019

A doctor seeks ways to encourage earlier palliative care talks

Palliative care doctors are working on introducing the concept of palliative care across disciplines, with a particular focus on primary care. The goal is to introduce it earlier in the process of patient care, and earlier in the educational process of the physicians themselves.
1 Oct 2014

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