Benzodiazepines may also be appropriate for treating anxiety at the end of life. ... 2012;345:e6231. Brenes, GA. Anxiety, depression, and quality of life in primary care patients.
There's more honesty about end of life. We try less futile care,” said panelist Moises Auron, MD, FACP, a hospitalist at the Cleveland Clinic. ... The importance and influence of family should be a major consideration in planning end-of-life discussions
Mixed messages from members of the care team can anger patients more than any other aspect of end-of-life care. ... Clinicians should also treat dyspnea's underlying causes, even at the end of life, she said.
Robert A. Gluckman, MD, FACP. Medical school: Pritzker Medical School, University of Chicago. ... on the Marginal Resident, 1998-2000; Veterans Administration Advisory Group, Robert Wood Johnson Initiative in End-of Life Care Education, 1998-1999;
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.
A shaman? I know that life is terribly contingent. These contingencies are the gaps in the blinds, letting in a cloying darkness. ... I'm not a shaman. I'm not a scientist. I'm a human being immersed in the life of other human beings, bringing knowledge
Approaches to End-of-Life Care.”. ... integrate the highest level of scientific evidence and reasoning with patients' needs, goals, and preferences.
provide) at the end of life. ... No data on post-infarct functional status or quality of life were presented.
This guy pitched in a game; he didn't save anyone's life or find a cure for cancer. ... After taking a year-long hiatus from blogging, Rob Lamberts, MD, ACP Member, returned with "volume 2" of his personal musings about medicine, life, armadillos and
Level 6: The very sickest patients, who may need hospice or end-of-life care. ... All these recommendations for change may sound overwhelming, but the end result will be rewarding and physicians can start small in practice transformation, according to Dr.