Search results for "End-of-Life Care"


 
Results 51 - 54 of about 54 for "End-of-Life Care".

Oncologists need to get a grip on reality, and talk about dying

Today's point on the list: "Oncologists need to recognize that the costs of care are driven by what we do and what we do not do.". ... They emphasize that oncologists/docs drive up costs and provide poorer care by failing to talk with patients about the
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Young doctors pick up the slack in palliative care

6. Currently, palliative care is synonymous with end-of-life care, often within the final month of a patient's life. ... End-of-life discussions don't take place until then, too. But the provisional clinical opinion comprised seven published randomized
April 2020

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
April 2020

A rant on the hopelessly ill and how mass media could help

I'm told that the amount of excessive end-of-life care that I have been seeing this year is nothing compared to how things are done on the east coast ... This means that we will be spending progressively more health care dollars at the end of life.
April 2020

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