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March 23, 2020
Unplanned hospitalization should trigger important discussions between a patient, their family and caregivers, and their healthcare providers about whether they wish to get CPR or receive […]
March 23, 2020
ACP is usually conducted through personal conversations between a health care professional, a patient, and—if appropriate—family members. Although Web-based ACP programs have the potential to support […]
March 23, 2020
Ethnicity may be associated with important aspects of end-of-life care, such as what treatments are received, access to palliative care and where people die.
March 16, 2020
Sophie Arie hears from specialists in geriatrics about a new unit designed to relieve pressure on emergency departments and provide better care for older patients with […]
March 16, 2020
Patients’ wishes regarding goals of care should be assessed frequently, similar to assessments for distress, to ensure patients’ wishes are understood and followed at the end […]
March 16, 2020
Online programs may help to engage patients in advance care planning in outpatient settings. We sought to implement an online advance care planning program, PREPARE (Prepare […]