Hospice & Palliative Medicine
“The applicability of clinical trials data to hospitalized patients is generally poor. That’s an important caveat to keep in mind.”
The recommendations are the minimum criteria for the determination of brain death or death by neurologic criteria.
Hospitalists have played key roles in clarifying and redefining the new role for palliative care during the pandemic.
“My first reaction is disappointment. We had hoped to see the ENABLE program, which had been successful in cancer, translate to the heart failure...
The team managed 16 cases a day during the peak of New York's COVID-19 outbreak, operating on a rotating schedule of one to three shifts weekly....
“It brings up feelings like I had after 9/11 – a unified approach to surviving this as people, as a community, the idea that ‘we will get through...
NYC Health + Hospitals needs volunteers trained in palliative care to help patients remotely via telemedicine.
Confusing situations sometimes arise when treating patients near the end of their lives.
SAN FRANCISCO – A graphic-based framework tool helps track best-and worst-case scenarios for elderly patients in the...
NEW ORLEANS – More discharges to hospice, and more health care surrogates chosen, when palliative care consultation occurs within 24 hours of ICU...