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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
September 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.
September 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
September 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.
September 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
September 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.“ We can focus on her comfort,” I said.“ Helping can often mean doing the things
September 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--14 quality measures endorsed for palliative, end-of-life care

QD: News Every Day--14 quality measures endorsed for palliative, end-of-life care. ... 0208: Family Evaluation of Hospice Care (NHPCO) (maintenance). 1632: CARE--Consumer Assessments and Reports of End of Life (Center for Gerontology and Health Care
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Whistling by the graveyard on end-of-life care

1. The provision was dropped, not because end-of-life counseling doesn't work, but because of partisan politics. ... A patient guide to end-of-life decisions is here and evidence-based physician resources are available here.
September 2019

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