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QD: News Every Day--End-of-life talks still a sticking point

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life talks still a sticking point. Less than one-third of patients get the end-of-life care that they expressly asked for, a study ... Agreement between patients' end-of-life care and what was documented in the medical record
October 2019

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--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.
October 2019

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

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life planning reduces aggressive treatment in a patient's last month of life

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life planning reduces aggressive treatment in a patient's last month of life. ... Early discussions of end-of-life planning (EOL) in patients with incurable cancer led to less chemotherapy in the last two weeks of life, and
October 2019

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

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
September 2019

Doctors' choices at the end of life, for themselves and their patients

Doctors' choices at the end of life, for themselves and their patients. ... How Doctors Die (Zócalo Public Square). My previous posts about end-of-life care:.
October 2019

Advance care planning should be a standard

appropriate end-of-life care, noting that this can help convince patients who are hesitant to have these conversations. ... Dr. Abrahm said that sometimes patients with these chronic conditions will question why she brings up the topic of end of life
November 2016

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

It was published as a supplement to Annals of Internal Medicine on Jan. ... ACP offers a variety of resources on opioid therapy in its Online Learning Center.
February 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.
October 2019

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