Search results for "End-of-Life Care"

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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

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

10, 2019. “Toolkit on Issues in Delivering Patient-Centered End-of-Life Care and Responding to a Request for Physician-Assisted Suicide” was developed for ACP members and includes links to ... information on advance care planning, team-based care at
September 2019

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP recognizes the importance of the performance measurement field in the changing health care environment. ... The College's goal is to encourage the use of high-quality, evidence-based performance measures to optimally guide the improvement of the
February 2019

Son's plea to prolong life at any cost sparks ethical quandary Physicians aren't obligated to provide end-of-life care that is ineffective or harmful, by Lachlan Forrow, FACP. ... From routine outpatient care to life-and-death decisions in the ICU, patients today
September 2008

Rethinking advance care planning

8, 2021, JAMA Viewpoint article questioning the impact of advance care planning on the quality of end-of-life care. ... quality-of-life and care wishes.
May 2022

Pandemic provides impetus for POLSTs

To improve documentation of end-of-life care preferences for patients at high COVID-19 risk, one practice increased its use of POLST forms. ... First, they launched a training program for clinicians to review POLST principles and complete online modules
January 2022

Advance directives are the beginning of care, not the end

One of the most difficult decisions that patients, families and physicians face involves end-of-life care. ... This change in preferences around end-of-life care is not unusual. A study led by Terri Fried, MD, of Yale University, an expert in end-of-life
July 2012

College's new end-of-life guidelines fill gaps in patient care

In 2003, the Institute of Medicine identified end-of-life care as a “priority” health care area for improvement. ... Dr. Casey. While guidelines have been written in the past to address certain aspects of end-of-life care, such as the assessment and
March 2008

Physicians pushing back on burnout This issue covers such topics as making systemic changes to fight physician burnout, planning for end-of-life care, and addressing e-cigarettes ... Do you discuss end-of-life care with every patient?
November 2016

Advance care planning should be a standard

appropriate end-of-life care, noting that this can help convince patients who are hesitant to have these conversations. ... Improving Your End-of-Life Care Practice,” from ACP, includes 12 tips to help physicians talk to patients with serious chronic
November 2016

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