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May 13, 2019
Most people know little or nothing about what happens in one’s final hours, U.K. survey says.
May 13, 2019
Benjamin Franklin famously quipped that the only certainties in life are death and taxes. Today, most people could justifiably add, “and I don’t understand either of […]
May 8, 2019
It is often suggested that terminally ill patients favour end-of-life care at home. Yet, it is unclear how these preferences are formed, if the process is […]
May 8, 2019
High rates of health care utilization at the end of life may be a marker of care that does not align with patient-stated preferences.
May 8, 2019
The article entitled “Plan now for end-of-life issues” by David Amies (April 26) is a welcome reminder that we are all immortal and need to plan […]
April 30, 2019
An interdisciplinary care protocol for frail geriatric trauma patients significantly reduces the risk for delirium and 30-day readmission, according to a study published online April 5 […]