Search results for "End-of-Life Care"

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Quality and cost of care at the end of life

and cost control, then recent momentum leading to improvements in end-of-life care could face a serious setback. ... With this I wholeheartedly agree. Success in end-of-life care begins with how effectively we communicate with patients and their loved
March 2015

Common palliative care practices may lack benefits

Pantilat. In contrast to the interventions that have been proven not to work, good communication with families continues to be a definitive way to improve end-of-life care. ... It's a small step that a physician can take to help make patients and
January 2016

Officers and Regents election results announced

Service in organizations other than ACP: Chair, Rhode Island Department of Health Primary Care Physicians' Advisory Council, 2008 2010; Rhode Island Medical Society RI ACP representative, 2011 2015, Councilor-at-large, ... Areas of expertise: Medical
March 2016

Treating patients afraid to present

She was diagnosed with metastatic cervical cancer, and her options were limited to end-of-life care. ... to assist with difficult discussions about end-of-life care.
October 2018

A doctor seeks ways to encourage earlier palliative care talks

People would accept more toxicity, quality of life would be further from optimal, really because of the potential promise of living longer but not necessarily the reality of living longer.”. ... One is EPEC (Education on Palliative and End-of-life Care)
October 2014

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

Nominees named for College Officer, Treasurer and Regents

Executive Committee, Board of Governors, 2007-2009; Board of Governors, 2005-2009; Volunteerism Subcommittee, 2005-2006; Managed Care Subcommittee, 2000-2001; National ACP Services Political Action Committee Distinguished Service Award, 2010;
November 2012

Officer and Regent election results announced

Current patient care activities: 10%; current activities in administration, research and teaching: administration, 70%, teaching, 20%. ... on the Marginal Resident, 1998-2000; Veterans Administration Advisory Group: Robert Wood Johnson Initiative in
March 2011

Palliative care's place outside cancer

Hutchinson said. Another key difference between cancer and noncancer palliative care is the continuation of disease-modifying treatments until the end of life. ... Mixed messages from members of the care team can anger patients more than any other aspect
June 2019

Talking about death

The gist of it was that physicians are more likely to die at home without aggressive life-extending interventions than the general public. ... The implication was that more people would have a “better” death, more in accord with their own wishes, if
May 2022

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