Hospice and Palliative Care

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Earlier planning needed to improve end of life outcomes

June 20, 2019
Guidelines

Palliative care guidelines emphasize interdisciplinary care, coordination

October 31, 2018
The latest National Consensus Project Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care underscore the importance of interdisciplinary care and care coordination…
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Palliative care could reduce suicide risk among veterans with advanced lung cancer

October 23, 2018
Palliative care appeared to reduce the risk for suicide among a cohort of more than 20,000 U.S. veterans with advanced-stage lung cancer, according to study results…
In the Journals

Patients with cancer may be at risk for opioid misuse

September 26, 2018
Individuals treated with opioids for cancer pain may be at risk for aberrant drug behaviors, including misuse and addiction, study results suggest. Sriram
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CME

Opioid Use Disorder: Moving Beyond the Status Quo to Save Lives

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Indivior, Inc.

Prescription opioid abuse has become a major epidemic in the United States. Statistics released by the US Centers for…
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GI Bookshelf

Question 28: I Have A Patient With Biliary-Type Pain, But No Other Evidence Of Bile Duct Disease (Normal Diameter Duct On Ultrasound, Normal Liver Function Tests). How Should Such A Patient Be Managed?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: PCP, patient partnerships lead to successful outcomes in palliative care

April 26, 2018
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