This issue covers such topics as making systemic changes to fight physician burnout, planning for end-of-life care, and addressing e-cigarettes with patients. ... Do you discuss end-of-life care with every patient? How do you combat burnout?
Although young adult patients may not need the same level of thought regarding end-of-life planning, it is important to educate them about HIPAA privacy and security rules. ... The Patient Education and Caring: End of Life (PEACE) Series also provides
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.
With prior planning, physicians can ensure that their patients' wishes are followed at the end of life. ... There is more interest in end-of-life issues and advance care planning than there was 20 years ago.
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
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
life. Howard, of course, would make some snide comment on my use of the word “hole” when referring to him. ... A celebration of an Earthly life well lived will be held at his home on Monday March 2nd from 5pm to 9pm.
provide) at the end of life. ... No data on post-infarct functional status or quality of life were presented.
Heather Laird-Fick, MD, FACP, an associate professor of medicine at Michigan State University, described how a recent end-of-life case she helped write up grew out of a sense ... She was diagnosed with metastatic cervical cancer, and her options were
And at the University of Cincinnati, residents are sad at the end of their primary care rotation. ... up to date, assure there is a plan in place as they age and a plan for end of life,” said Ms.