Search results for "End-of-Life Care"

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Doctors debate the ethics of assisted suicide

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.
July 2010

A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning

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.
September 2015

Integrate palliative care from early illness onward

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.
June 2011

Tips on transforming practices to fit changing models of care

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.
January 2014

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

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.
November 2009

GME needs serious financial and structural reform

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
September 2016

ACP expands its global reach

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
January 2016

Systemic problems common with rheumatoid arthritis

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.
July 2010

Courage, sacrifice, and internal medicine—a year in review

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,
April 2017

Bringing comfort to patients through palliative 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
May 2010

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