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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
September 2019

'What about the incapacitated surrogate?'

What about the incapacitated surrogate?'. What should physicians do when surrogate decision makers lack the willingness or capacity to make choices for a patient's end-of-life care? ... The family fought efforts to remove her from a respirator and wanted
September 2019

Courage, sacrifice, and internal medicine—a year in review

This is the end of my year as ACP President, and it has been the honor of a lifetime. ... Patients look to us to help solve the problems of prescription drug costs and opioid dependence, provide access to compassionate and ethical end-of-life care,
April 2017

Systemic problems common with rheumatoid arthritis

In our story, leading experts detail what to look for and how to optimize care. ... But the issue—and the resulting controversy—affects all physicians, some experts say, because of the larger questions it raises about optimal end-of-life care.
July 2010

Bringing comfort to patients through palliative care

Something I wish I'd learned in medical school: There was not a lot of training in palliative care. ... One of my mentors, Art Schmale, MD, who trained both as an internist and as a psychiatrist and who was a pioneer in both palliative and end-of-life
May 2010

QD: News Every Day--Does the phrase 'palliative care' need a makeover?

Patients were randomized into one of four groups that differed by name (supportive care vs. ... Further compounding the problem is that palliative care often occurs at the end of life, oncologists may define it as end-of-life care, and hospice care has
September 2019

Medicare could stay solvent if stakeholders act soon

Over time, fee-for-service could be completely replaced with models that pay based on the value of care provided. ... Patients could be encouraged to do more advance planning on end-of-life care.
March 2010

Hospital medicine meeting offers advice for all internists

Patients at the end of life, facing tough decisions and suffering from many symptoms, particularly need ideal medical care. ... Really, end-of-life care is not yet standardized,” said Stephen Bekanich, MD, a hospitalist and medical director of the
June 2010

Talking points on palliative care address public, patients

Sean Morrison, MD, a professor of geriatrics at Mount Sinai and director of the National Palliative Care Research Center.“ Palliative care is too often confused with end-of-life care and ... Morrison said. Previous efforts to garner public support for
June 2011

Patients, generalists and subspecialists all gain from PCMH

In some cases subspecialists would lead PCMH-type care if, for example, a patient's health care needs are centered on complex single-organ issues, such as end stage renal disease. ... Improved quality of practice. A thriving primary care workforce can
September 2008

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