Hospice & Palliative Medicine
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.
Does increasing the length of hospice stays lead to decreased utilization and costs in patients on maintenance dialysis? ...
Are direct hospital costs for patients with serious illnesses affected by palliative care consultations (PCC)?
LAS VEGAS – One sample in every five showed a combination of opioids and benzodiazepines, at least one of which was an unprescribed medication.
During 2000-2015, Medicare recipients became less likely to die in hospitals.
Average cost savings per hospital admission were $3,237 overall and were even greater for cancer patients.