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Quality and cost of care at the end of life

The importance of end-of-life discussions has been further underscored by the growing legal and regulatory expectation that health care teams remain patient-centered, engage patients in shared decision making, ... My observation is that most, if not all,
March 2015

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
September 2020

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.
September 2020

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.
September 2020

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
September 2020

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--Meet comfort, spiritual needs for best end-of-life care

QD: News Every Day--Meet comfort, spiritual needs for best end-of-life care. ... who feel a therapeutic alliance with their physicians have the highest quality of life at the end of life, researchers reported.
September 2020

College's new end-of-life guidelines fill gaps in patient care

Dr. Casey. While guidelines have been written in the past to address certain aspects of end-of-life care, such as the assessment and treatment of pain, no generic guidelines existed. ... But palliative care can and should also be delivered well before
March 2008

Physicians can help patients decide about end-of-life issues

To develop a meaningful shared decision regarding end-of-life issues, trust and time are paramount. ... at the end of life in the ICU in a coma or on a ventilator.
November 2009

Dementia care poses ethical quagmires

It never is.”. Toward the end of life, Dr. Tangalos said ethical questions arise regarding when to call a patient's hospitalization their last. ... Dr. Jokela added that nutrition is a big issue toward the end of life, when many patients with dementia
May 2020

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