Most Americans die in hospitals, but acute care settings are by default focused on saving lives and therefore struggle to deal with death as something other than the unfortunate outcome of having no interventions left to try.

July 29, 2019
Most Americans die in hospitals, but acute care settings are by default focused on saving lives and therefore struggle to deal with death as something other […]
July 29, 2019
Despite their high health literacy, Canadian physicians were just as likely as others in the general population to receive aggressive care as they neared death, researchers […]
July 29, 2019
Cari Borenko Hoffmann is a Canadian leader in advance care planning (ACP). A major grant is supporting her thesis work exploring health-care providers’ understanding of the […]
July 22, 2019
Palliative care for older persons has been less prioritised than palliative care for younger people with cancer, which may lead to unnecessary suffering and decreased quality […]