Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Does early palliative care consultation in critically ill patients lead to early establishment of code status and positively impact care?
Partnerships among hospital medicine and palliative care teams thrive on mutually shared core values of patient centered care.
“The applicability of clinical trials data to hospitalized patients is generally poor. That’s an important caveat to keep in mind.”
The recommendations are the minimum criteria for the determination of brain death or death by neurologic criteria.
Hospitalists have played key roles in clarifying and redefining the new role for palliative care during the pandemic.
“My first reaction is disappointment. We had hoped to see the ENABLE program, which had been successful in cancer, translate to the heart failure...
The team managed 16 cases a day during the peak of New York's COVID-19 outbreak, operating on a rotating schedule of one to three shifts weekly....
“It brings up feelings like I had after 9/11 – a unified approach to surviving this as people, as a community, the idea that ‘we will get through...
NYC Health + Hospitals needs volunteers trained in palliative care to help patients remotely via telemedicine.
Confusing situations sometimes arise when treating patients near the end of their lives.