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
10, 2019. “Toolkit on Issues in Delivering Patient-Centered End-of-Life Care and Responding to a Request for Physician-Assisted Suicide” was developed for ACP members and includes links to ... information on advance care planning, team-based care at
ACP recognizes the importance of the performance measurement field in the changing health care environment. ... The College's goal is to encourage the use of high-quality, evidence-based performance measures to optimally guide the improvement of the
8, 2021, JAMA Viewpoint article questioning the impact of advance care planning on the quality of end-of-life care. ... quality-of-life and care wishes.
To improve documentation of end-of-life care preferences for patients at high COVID-19 risk, one practice increased its use of POLST forms. ... First, they launched a training program for clinicians to review POLST principles and complete online modules
One of the most difficult decisions that patients, families and physicians face involves end-of-life care. ... This change in preferences around end-of-life care is not unusual. A study led by Terri Fried, MD, of Yale University, an expert in end-of-life
In 2003, the Institute of Medicine identified end-of-life care as a “priority” health care area for improvement. ... Dr. Casey. While guidelines have been written in the past to address certain aspects of end-of-life care, such as the assessment and
appropriate end-of-life care, noting that this can help convince patients who are hesitant to have these conversations. ... Improving Your End-of-Life Care Practice,” from ACP, includes 12 tips to help physicians talk to patients with serious chronic
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/11/editors.htm. This issue covers such topics as making systemic changes to fight physician burnout, planning for end-of-life care, and addressing e-cigarettes ... Do you discuss end-of-life care with every patient?
the day of a procedure, being in end-of-life care, etc. ... More importantly, our recommendations on this measure and others will help College membership to use evidence-based measures that do lead to improving care and clinical outcomes of our patients.