Hospice & Palliative Medicine
There is now an important opportunity for hospitalists to lead prognosis and goals of care communication for their patients.
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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?
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As PAC expands, hospital medicine’s role – and leadership – will be key.
How do patterns of end-of-life care compare for patients with different diseases?
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Is there a difference in family-rated quality of care for patients dying with different serious illnesses?
An important area to pay particular attention to is the role of future hospitalizations in patients’ wishes for care