News

January 6, 2020
Geriatric palliative care requires integrating the disciplines of hospital medicine and palliative care in pursuit of delivering comprehensive, whole-person care to aging patients with serious illnesses.
January 6, 2020
One Philadelphian’s deeply personal struggle with an aging parent’s end-of-life care.
January 6, 2020
A lack of health literacy may pose a barrier to patients receiving hospice or palliative care, including delaying their entry into hospice.
December 30, 2019
52% of all deaths in Norway occur in nursing homes. Still advance care planning (ACP) is scarce and heterogeneous. To improve the implementation and practice of […]
December 30, 2019
The need for improved medical education concerning the way difficult news is delivered and how to initiate end-of-life (EOL) discussions with seriously ill patients and their […]
December 30, 2019
Dr Qian Tan and colleagues present their top tips on managing frailty in primary care.