End of Life and Palliative Care - Explanation and Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2019-04-17
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List of End-of-Life - Palliative Care Publications:
Medical Assistance In Dying (MAID) is a complex and deeply personal issue. Article outlines reintroduced proposed changes to Canada's Criminal Code provisions on MAID.
Major findings from the latest research on hospital palliative care according to study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Researchers create consensus definition of wisdom as a complex trait with several inter-related components, such as compassion, emotional regulation, spirituality and tolerance.
Research shows blood pressure in seniors gradually begins to decrease about 14 or so years before death.
Study examined intubation decision-making process for 73 hospital-based doctors from 3 academic medical centers.
Article examines Quebec legislation regarding medical assisted aid in dying.
IOM gathered experts in care of older adults to put together a framework and principles for improving end-of-life care.
Bipartisan group of legislators voted 51 to 49 to reject bill HB328, which opponents call The Physician Imprisonment Act.
Disability advocates prepared to oppose flurry of state assisted suicide bills being introduced in 2015.
West Hollywood city council voted unanimously on resolution urging Los Angeles county district attorney to de-prioritize death with dignity prosecutions.
U.S. health care system not designed to meet needs of patients nearing end of life and those of their families - major changes to the system are necessary.
Article suggests topics that can be discussed with aging parents in regards to end of life care and their final wishes.
Information and facts regarding psychiatric advance directive law for people with psychiatric illness or any other form of medical condition.
U.S. Senators introduce Expedited Disability Insurance Payments for Terminally Ill Individuals Act of 2013 bill meant to help terminally ill individuals receive help sooner.
Hospice workers who provide end of life care often struggle with beliefs and actions when dealing with a concept they traditionally oppose.
New Vermont law will let dying and mentally competent people determine when they have endured enough suffering and empowers them to end their lives with dignity.
A woman is suing a Lakeland hospital and nursing home, claiming her frail, 91-year-old mother's wishes were violated when aggressive, traumatic Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) was imposed upon her despite a Do Not Resuscitate order.
The book separates fact from fiction, clarifying mis-perceptions that can lead to problems or conflict.
Examining family struggles with anger and forgiveness when relative is dying including relationships with God and faith.
Study reports earlier discussions about EOL care preferences strongly associated with less aggressive care and increased use of hospice care for patients with advanced cancer.
Facebook introduces feature that lets people state their wishes to become donors in an attempt to reduce long waiting lists for organs and tissue.
Researchers find a quarter of Medicare recipients spend more than total value of their assets on out-of-pocket healthcare expenses during the last 5 years of life.
Examines whether patients should spend a large amount of the time they have left undergoing aggressive treatment for only a brief period of additional life.
Calls to work with societies and advocacy groups for developmentally disabled to develop policies and ensure dignity at time of death for all individuals.
Disability rights advocates from Not Dead Yet react to Report of Commission on Issue of Dying With Dignity in Quebec Canada.
The activists are urging the state Supreme Court to uphold the prosecution of members of Final Exit Network.
Study shows patients who talk with their physicians about end-of-life care have similar survival rates as patients who do not have these discussions.
Palliative care for advanced heart failure patients and reevaluate when a physician should discuss a patients goals to determine treatment.
Support for palliative care options is even stronger, with nearly all Washington and Oregon voters saying it is important to have access to palliative care.
The POLST program was created to honor the treatment wishes of patients with advanced progressive illness or frailty.
The average life span was longer than expected and the study results help emphasize that children receiving palliative care services are living with grave life threatening conditions.
Private Conversations and Public Discourse is a call to action that encourages a national agenda for consumer engagement in end-of-life issues.
Countless families have found themselves in similar situations burdened with making difficult end-of-life health care decisions for loved ones of all ages.
Idahoans and their families may soon have to go doctor shopping from their death beds.
The Hospice Foundation of America has released Veterans and End-of-Life Care a free online webinar written by Deborah Grassman.
The Hospice Foundation of America Aging and End-of-Life Challenges in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community.
Examines the benefits of having a living will and granting power of attorney.
Quality of Death Index ranks countries according to their provision of end-of-life care.
Patients admitted to a teaching hospital for an end-of-life illness generally receive high-quality medical care.
Final Exit Network Right-to-Die Billboards Appear in California New Jersey and Florida.
Should the government spend less on costly end-of-life procedures and instead use these resources to care for more patients.
Improved decision-making in the use of feeding tubes for hospitalized nursing home residents with advanced dementia.
Caregivers of critical care patients prefer doctors to keep their opinions on life support decisions to themselves.
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