Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Do physician orders for life-sustaining treatment correlate with ICU admissions and invasive life-sustaining treatment at the end of life?
Does palliative care consultation improve perception of care for high-risk surgery patients?
It’s important to distinguish advance care planning from advance directives.
Does a high-flow nasal cannula improve acute dyspnea in palliative care patients?
Hospitalists helped develop and staff critical care programs to optimize patient care during the pandemic.
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.