In expressing their end-of-life concerns, all reported fearing loss of autonomy. ... ACP officially opposes legalization, saying the practice can undermine patient trust and distract from ongoing efforts to improve end-of-life care.
ACP offers patient education materials on end-of-life care, include on surrogate decision making, such as Patient Education and Caring: End-of-Life (PEACE) Brochures. ... end-of-life care.
of end-of-life care. ... have end-of-life preferences documented, most media reports on the study focused on the longer median survival with palliative care: 11.6 vs.
But they offered a host of advice on how physicians can help their practices and patients succeed under new models of care. ... Level 6: The very sickest patients, who may need hospice or end-of-life care.
End-of-life care is also a clear driver of our unsustainable rising health care costs. ... Teno et al. Family perspectives on end-of-life care. JAMA. 2004;291:88-93. Zhang et al.
about end-of-life care. ... Increased funding and workforce will not solve the problem of burnout if we cannot create models of care that allow internists to practice in an environment of intellectual stimulation that leads
Approaches to End-of-Life Care.”. ... And ACP is committed to continuing to support and learn from members throughout the world who provide and coordinate the best care for an array of complex and complicated issues and
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.
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,
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