Hospice & Palliative Medicine
SAN DIEGO – The availability of palliative care for critically ill children varies across institutions
The association calls for uniform laws and policies regarding brain death, as well as continued research and public education.
Palliative care specialist advises avoiding age cutoffs, considering harms of dialysis.
Palliative care runs counter to the dominant culture in U.S. hospitals.
The latest guideline revision aims to establish a foundation for “gold-standard” palliative care.
The mechanisms of brain dysfunction targeted by antipsychotics may not play a major role in delirium.
From the Society
The opportunity to marry hospital medicine and palliative medicine was a natural fit for Dr. Barbara Egan.
Hospitalists must be more keenly tuned in than ever to patients' precise needs.
Does increasing the length of hospice stays lead to decreased utilization and costs in patients on maintenance dialysis? ...
Are direct hospital costs for patients with serious illnesses affected by palliative care consultations (PCC)?