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The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU

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
February 2008

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life discussions happen far too late

To evaluate the incidence of end-of-life care discussions for 2,155 patients with stage IV lung or colorectal cancer, researchers designed a prospective cohort study of patients from the ... However, medical oncologists documented end-of-life care
November 2019

End of life and the medical profession

End of life and the medical profession. Physicians and nurses deal with the deepest issues of the human condition, life and death. ... Our profession brings new life into the world and does our best to bring comfort and peace at the journey's end.
November 2019

QD--News Every Day: End-of-life patients spending less time hospitalized, getting more intensive care

QD--News Every Day: End-of-life patients spending less time hospitalized, getting more intensive care. ... Following patient preferences for end-of-life care may reduce such spending. The percentage of chronically-ill patients dying in hospitals and the
November 2019

End-of-life rallies

End-of-life rallies. Let's say your loved one is at the end of life. ... While no one is ready for her to die, this end-of-life process brings some solace.
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Wording change affects surrogates' end-of-life choices for loved ones

QD: News Every Day--Wording change affects surrogates' end-of-life choices for loved ones. ... An experience he had as a medical resident showed him that patients needed to see examples of end-of-life care--what a CPR attempt is really like--for them to
November 2019

Respect at the end of life

Respect at the end of life. When I walked in and tried to shake his hand, he took one step back. ... And I spoke more about how her body is nearing the end of life.
November 2019

The hardest conversation

The hardest conversation. The perceptions of patients who are nearing the end of life seem to be a hot research topic right now, at least over at JAMA. ... Isn't another way to describe those "overestimates" actually "hope"? But a case study of
November 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.
November 2019

Physicians can help patients decide about end-of-life issues

To develop a meaningful shared decision regarding end-of-life issues, trust and time are paramount. ... at the end of life in the ICU in a coma or on a ventilator.
November 2009

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