Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Few physicians are taking advantage of Medicare payment codes that reimburse them for discussing end-of-life planning with patients.
As health care becomes ever more complex, high-functioning hospital medicine groups are needed to navigate it.
SAN DIEGO – The availability of palliative care for critically ill children varies across institutions
The association calls for uniform laws and policies regarding brain death, as well as continued research and public education.
Palliative care specialist advises avoiding age cutoffs, considering harms of dialysis.
Palliative care runs counter to the dominant culture in U.S. hospitals.
The latest guideline revision aims to establish a foundation for “gold-standard” palliative care.
The mechanisms of brain dysfunction targeted by antipsychotics may not play a major role in delirium.
From the Society
The opportunity to marry hospital medicine and palliative medicine was a natural fit for Dr. Barbara Egan.
Hospitalists must be more keenly tuned in than ever to patients' precise needs.