Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Where have the courts set the lines over the issue of consent surrounding decisions to withhold CPR?
Some are having success using new Medicare billing codes, while other doctors say barriers are preventing usage.
To avoid potentially catastrophic situations, we should all use advanced care documentation as the start of a careful conversation about goals of...
Survey shows that hospitalists are the main source of referrals to palliative care programs.
Do antipsychotics provide symptomatic benefit for delirium in palliative care?
William Ford, MD, SFHM
High-value care can remain elusive for the most vulnerable of populations.
There is now an important opportunity for hospitalists to lead prognosis and goals of care communication for their patients.
From the Society
Every health care encounter is an opportunity to better identify and document patients’ wishes for their care.
CLINICAL QUESTION: Do antipsychotics provide symptomatic benefit for delirium in palliative care?
Clinical question: Does proactive home- and clinic-based palliative care impact hospital use and health care cost in Medicare...